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1  Entering, I found a small scattered congregation of sailors, and sailors' wives and widows.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 7. The Chapel.
2  She was a ship of the old school, rather small if anything; with an old-fashioned claw-footed look about her.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.
3  Many are the men, small and great, old and new, landsmen and seamen, who have at large or in little, written of the whale.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
4  And with these cracked words he finally departed, leaving me, for the moment, in no small wonderment at his frantic impudence.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 21. Going Aboard.
5  But, as before hinted, for some time there was a continual fetching and carrying on board of divers odds and ends of things, both large and small.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 20. All Astir.
6  The space between the decks was small; and there, bolt-upright, sat old Bildad, who always sat so, and never leaned, and this to save his coat tails.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.
7  Nevertheless, though of real knowledge there be little, yet of books there are a plenty; and so in some small degree, with cetology, or the science of whales.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
8  The more so, I say, because truly to enjoy bodily warmth, some small part of you must be cold, for there is no quality in this world that is not what it is merely by contrast.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11. Nightgown.
9  No small number of these whaling seamen belong to the Azores, where the outward bound Nantucket whalers frequently touch to augment their crews from the hardy peasants of those rocky shores.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 27. Knights and Squires.
10  The original matter touching the sperm whale to be found in their volumes is necessarily small; but so far as it goes, it is of excellent quality, though mostly confined to scientific description.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
11  It was made of small juicy clams, scarcely bigger than hazel nuts, mixed with pounded ship biscuit, and salted pork cut up into little flakes; the whole enriched with butter, and plentifully seasoned with pepper and salt.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15. Chowder.
12  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.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 4. The Counterpane.
13  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.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
14  These reflections just here are occasioned by the circumstance that after we were all seated at the table, and I was preparing to hear some good stories about whaling; to my no small surprise, nearly every man maintained a profound silence.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 5. Breakfast.
15  Nevertheless, not three days previous, Bildad had told them that no profane songs would be allowed on board the Pequod, particularly in getting under weigh; and Charity, his sister, had placed a small choice copy of Watts in each seaman's berth.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 22. Merry Christmas.
16  At one time she would come on board with a jar of pickles for the steward's pantry; another time with a bunch of quills for the chief mate's desk, where he kept his log; a third time with a roll of flannel for the small of some one's rheumatic back.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 20. All Astir.
17  But I soon found that there came such a draught of cold air over me from under the sill of the window, that this plan would never do at all, especially as another current from the rickety door met the one from the window, and both together formed a series of small whirlwinds in the immediate vicinity of the spot where I had thought to spend the night.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
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