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1  They hint that all whales always smell bad.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 92. Ambergris.
2  A peculiar and not very pleasant smell was smelt in the sea.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 91. The Pequod Meets The Rose-Bud.
3  It smells like the left wing of the day of judgment; it is an argument for the pit.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 96. The Try-Works.
4  Thinking murder at hand, and smelling in the dark for the blood, he and all his armed mates and harpooneers rushed for the forecastle.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
5  For years he knows not the land; so that when he comes to it at last, it smells like another world, more strangely than the moon would to an Earthsman.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 14. Nantucket.
6  During my researches in the Leviathanic histories, I stumbled upon an ancient Dutch volume, which, by the musty whaling smell of it, I knew must be about whalers.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 101. The Decanter.
7  This young fellow's healthy cheek is like a sun-toasted pear in hue, and would seem to smell almost as musky; he cannot have been three days landed from his Indian voyage.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 5. Breakfast.
8  By this time the faint air had become a complete calm; so that whether or no, the Pequod was now fairly entrapped in the smell, with no hope of escaping except by its breezing up again.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 91. The Pequod Meets The Rose-Bud.
9  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.
10  Elsewhere match that bloom of theirs, ye cannot, save in Salem, where they tell me the young girls breathe such musk, their sailor sweethearts smell them miles off shore, as though they were drawing nigh the odorous Moluccas instead of the Puritanic sands.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 6. The Street.
11  Stubb was beginning to look disappointed, especially as the horrible nosegay increased, when suddenly from out the very heart of this plague, there stole a faint stream of perfume, which flowed through the tide of bad smells without being absorbed by it, as one river will flow into and then along with another, without at all blending with it for a time.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 91. The Pequod Meets The Rose-Bud.