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1  No man prefers to sleep two in a bed.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
2  But we did not go to sleep without some little chat.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 10. A Bosom Friend.
3  Better sleep with a sober cannibal than a drunken Christian.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
4  In fact, you would a good deal rather not sleep with your own brother.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
5  So Queequeg and I got down our traps, resolving, however, to sleep ashore till the last.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 20. All Astir.
6  He aint in his bed now, either, more than three hours out of the twenty-four; and he don't sleep then.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 29. Enter Ahab; to Him, Stubb.
7  Below to thy nightly grave; where such as ye sleep between shrouds, to use ye to the filling one at last.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 29. Enter Ahab; to Him, Stubb.
8  That is to say, they take their meals in the captain's cabin, and sleep in a place indirectly communicating with it.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 33. The Specksnyder.
9  Despairing of him, therefore, I determined to go to bed and to sleep; and no doubt, before a great while, he would follow me.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 17. The Ramadan.
10  At any rate, I made up my mind that if it so turned out that we should sleep together, he must undress and get into bed before I did.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
11  To be sure they all sleep together in one apartment, but you have your own hammock, and cover yourself with your own blanket, and sleep in your own skin.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
12  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.
13  Nor was there any earthly reason why I as a sailor should sleep two in a bed, more than anybody else; for sailors no more sleep two in a bed at sea, than bachelor Kings do ashore.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
14  Now having a night, a day, and still another night following before me in New Bedford, ere I could embark for my destined port, it became a matter of concernment where I was to eat and sleep meanwhile.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 2. The Carpet-Bag.
15  I considered the matter a moment, and then up stairs we went, and I was ushered into a small room, cold as a clam, and furnished, sure enough, with a prodigious bed, almost big enough indeed for any four harpooneers to sleep abreast.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
16  With the landless gull, that at sunset folds her wings and is rocked to sleep between billows; so at nightfall, the Nantucketer, out of sight of land, furls his sails, and lays him to his rest, while under his very pillow rush herds of walruses and whales.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 14. Nantucket.
17  But now when the boatswain calls all hands to lighten her; when boxes, bales, and jars are clattering overboard; when the wind is shrieking, and the men are yelling, and every plank thunders with trampling feet right over Jonah's head; in all this raging tumult, Jonah sleeps his hideous sleep.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. The Sermon.
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