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1  That same ocean rolls now; that same ocean destroyed the wrecked ships of last year.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 58. Brit.
2  It rolls the midmost waters of the world, the Indian ocean and Atlantic being but its arms.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 111. The Pacific.
3  The tranced ship indolently rolls; the drowsy trade winds blow; everything resolves you into languor.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 35. The Mast-Head.
4  I then rolled over, my neck feeling as if it were in a horse-collar; and suddenly felt a slight scratch.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4. The Counterpane.
5  A tramping of sea boots was heard in the entry; the door was flung open, and in rolled a wild set of mariners enough.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
6  We will not speak of all Queequeg's peculiarities here; how he eschewed coffee and hot rolls, and applied his undivided attention to beefsteaks, done rare.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 5. Breakfast.
7  Whether that mattress was stuffed with corn-cobs or broken crockery, there is no telling, but I rolled about a good deal, and could not sleep for a long time.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
8  Stammering out something, I knew not what, I rolled away from him against the wall, and then conjured him, whoever or whatever he might be, to keep quiet, and let me get up and light the lamp again.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
9  Whether it was that this undulating tester rolled the savage away to far distant scenes, I know not, but he now spoke of his native island; and, eager to hear his history, I begged him to go on and tell it.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11. Nightgown.
10  Ship and boat diverged; the cold, damp night breeze blew between; a screaming gull flew overhead; the two hulls wildly rolled; we gave three heavy-hearted cheers, and blindly plunged like fate into the lone Atlantic.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 22. Merry Christmas.
11  In the second engraving, the boat is in the act of drawing alongside the barnacled flank of a large running Right Whale, that rolls his black weedy bulk in the sea like some mossy rock-slide from the Patagonian cliffs.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 56. Of the Less Erroneous Pictures of Whales, and ...
12  His story being ended with his pipe's last dying puff, Queequeg embraced me, pressed his forehead against mine, and blowing out the light, we rolled over from each other, this way and that, and very soon were sleeping.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 12. Biographical.
13  Then the wild and distant seas where he rolled his island bulk; the undeliverable, nameless perils of the whale; these, with all the attending marvels of a thousand Patagonian sights and sounds, helped to sway me to my wish.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1. Loomings.
14  His deep chest heaved as with a ground-swell; his tossed arms seemed the warring elements at work; and the thunders that rolled away from off his swarthy brow, and the light leaping from his eye, made all his simple hearers look on him with a quick fear that was strange to them.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. The Sermon.
15  Ere that come to pass; ere the Pequod's weedy hull rolls side by side with the barnacled hulls of the leviathan; at the outset it is but well to attend to a matter almost indispensable to a thorough appreciative understanding of the more special leviathanic revelations and allusions of all sorts which are to follow.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
16  As an overladen Indiaman bearing down the Hindostan coast with a deck load of frightened horses, careens, buries, rolls, and wallows on her way; so did this old whale heave his aged bulk, and now and then partly turning over on his cumbrous rib-ends, expose the cause of his devious wake in the unnatural stump of his starboard fin.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 81. The Pequod Meets The Virgin.
17  More and more she leans over to the whale, while every gasping heave of the windlass is answered by a helping heave from the billows; till at last, a swift, startling snap is heard; with a great swash the ship rolls upwards and backwards from the whale, and the triumphant tackle rises into sight dragging after it the disengaged semicircular end of the first strip of blubber.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 67. Cutting In.
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