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1  The shavings flew right and left; till at last the plane-iron came bump against an indestructible knot.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
2  This was an easy thing, for the carpenter had been thrusting his shavings into the furnace throughout the passage.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 96. The Try-Works.
3  So gathering up the shavings with another grin, and throwing them into the great stove in the middle of the room, he went about his business, and left me in a brown study.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
4  A lost land-bird of strange plumage strays on board, and is made a captive: out of clean shaved rods of right-whale bone, and cross-beams of sperm whale ivory, the carpenter makes a pagoda-looking cage for it.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 107. The Carpenter.
5  First he takes about a double handful of shavings out of his grego pocket, and places them carefully before the idol; then laying a bit of ship biscuit on top and applying the flame from the lamp, he kindled the shavings into a sacrificial blaze.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
6  Whether it was, too, that his head being shaved, his forehead was drawn out in freer and brighter relief, and looked more expansive than it otherwise would, this I will not venture to decide; but certain it was his head was phrenologically an excellent one.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10. A Bosom Friend.
7  So I kindled the shavings; helped prop up the innocent little idol; offered him burnt biscuit with Queequeg; salamed before him twice or thrice; kissed his nose; and that done, we undressed and went to bed, at peace with our own consciences and all the world.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10. A Bosom Friend.