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1  This soothing savage had redeemed it.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10. A Bosom Friend.
2  That's what makes a blow from the hand, Flask, fifty times more savage to bear than a blow from a cane.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 31. Queen Mab.
3  Throwing aside the counterpane, there lay the tomahawk sleeping by the savage's side, as if it were a hatchet-faced baby.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4. The Counterpane.
4  You shuddered as you gazed, and wondered what monstrous cannibal and savage could ever have gone a death-harvesting with such a hacking, horrifying implement.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
5  It was now quite plain that he must be some abominable savage or other shipped aboard of a whaleman in the South Seas, and so landed in this Christian country.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
6  For now the savage goes up to the empty fire-place, and removing the papered fire-board, sets up this little hunch-backed image, like a tenpin, between the andirons.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
7  But, doubtless, this noble savage fed strong and drank deep of the abounding element of air; and through his dilated nostrils snuffed in the sublime life of the worlds.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 34. The Cabin-Table.
8  But there was no time for shuddering, for now the savage went about something that completely fascinated my attention, and convinced me that he must indeed be a heathen.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
9  In a countryman, this sudden flame of friendship would have seemed far too premature, a thing to be much distrusted; but in this simple savage those old rules would not apply.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10. A Bosom Friend.
10  This savage was the only person present who seemed to notice my entrance; because he was the only one who could not read, and, therefore, was not reading those frigid inscriptions on the wall.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 7. The Chapel.
11  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.
12  I told him, too, that he being in other things such an extremely sensible and sagacious savage, it pained me, very badly pained me, to see him now so deplorably foolish about this ridiculous Ramadan of his.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17. The Ramadan.
13  Though thousands of miles from Oregon, still when he smells that savage musk, the rending, goring bison herds are as present as to the deserted wild foal of the prairies, which this instant they may be trampling into dust.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 42. The Whiteness of The Whale.
14  If he had not been a small degree civilized, he very probably would not have troubled himself with boots at all; but then, if he had not been still a savage, he never would have dreamt of getting under the bed to put them on.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4. The Counterpane.
15  If American and European men-of-war now peacefully ride in once savage harbors, let them fire salutes to the honour and glory of the whale-ship, which originally showed them the way, and first interpreted between them and the savages.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 24. The Advocate.
16  When a new-hatched savage running wild about his native woodlands in a grass clout, followed by the nibbling goats, as if he were a green sapling; even then, in Queequeg's ambitious soul, lurked a strong desire to see something more of Christendom than a specimen whaler or two.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 12. Biographical.
17  Dropping his harpoon, the brawny savage caught him in his arms, and by an almost miraculous dexterity and strength, sent him high up bodily into the air; then slightly tapping his stern in mid-somerset, the fellow landed with bursting lungs upon his feet, while Queequeg, turning his back upon him, lighted his tomahawk pipe and passed it to me for a puff.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13. Wheelbarrow.
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