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1  He stood full six feet in height, with noble shoulders, and a chest like a coffer-dam.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
2  While I was battering away at the pyramid, a sort of badger-haired old merman, with a hump on his back, takes me by the shoulders, and slews me round.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 31. Queen Mab.
3  Upon this, Daggoo, with either hand upon the gunwale to steady his way, swiftly slid aft, and then erecting himself volunteered his lofty shoulders for a pedestal.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
4  It was my turn to stand at the foremast-head; and with my shoulders leaning against the slackened royal shrouds, to and fro I idly swayed in what seemed an enchanted air.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 61. Stubb Kills a Whale.
5  For three minutes or more he was seen swimming like a dog, throwing his long arms straight out before him, and by turns revealing his brawny shoulders through the freezing foam.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13. Wheelbarrow.
6  When the last nail was driven, and the lid duly planed and fitted, he lightly shouldered the coffin and went forward with it, inquiring whether they were ready for it yet in that direction.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 110. Queequeg in His Coffin.
7  But when he was helped to the deck, all eyes were fastened upon him; as instead of standing by himself he still half-hung upon the shoulder of Starbuck, who had thus far been the foremost to assist him.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 134. The Chase—Second Day.
8  With our shaggy jackets drawn about our shoulders, we now passed the Tomahawk from one to the other, till slowly there grew over us a blue hanging tester of smoke, illuminated by the flame of the new-lit lamp.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11. Nightgown.
9  Some sprained shoulders, wrists, and ankles; livid contusions; wrenched harpoons and lances; inextricable intricacies of rope; shattered oars and planks; all these were there; but no fatal or even serious ill seemed to have befallen any one.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 134. The Chase—Second Day.
10  Look at the sailor, called the mincer, who now comes along, and assisted by two allies, heavily backs the grandissimus, as the mariners call it, and with bowed shoulders, staggers off with it as if he were a grenadier carrying a dead comrade from the field.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 95. The Cassock.
11  Whereupon planting his feet firmly against two opposite planks of the boat, the gigantic negro, stooping a little, presented his flat palm to Flask's foot, and then putting Flask's hand on his hearse-plumed head and bidding him spring as he himself should toss, with one dexterous fling landed the little man high and dry on his shoulders.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
12  And still in the distracted distance we beheld the tumults of the outer concentric circles, and saw successive pods of whales, eight or ten in each, swiftly going round and round, like multiplied spans of horses in a ring; and so closely shoulder to shoulder, that a Titanic circus-rider might easily have over-arched the middle ones, and so have gone round on their backs.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.