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1  "Aft here, ye sons of bachelors," he cried, as the sailors lingered at the main-mast.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 22. Merry Christmas.
2  And poor little Flask, he was the youngest son, and little boy of this weary family party.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 34. The Cabin-Table.
3  As for the sons and the daughters they beget, why, those sons and daughters must take care of themselves; at least, with only the maternal help.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 88. Schools and Schoolmasters.
4  In vain the captain threatened to throw him overboard; suspended a cutlass over his naked wrists; Queequeg was the son of a King, and Queequeg budged not.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 12. Biographical.
5  The gallant Perseus, a son of Jupiter, was the first whaleman; and to the eternal honour of our calling be it said, that the first whale attacked by our brotherhood was not killed with any sordid intent.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 82. The Honour and Glory of Whaling.
6  But no longer snuffing in the trail of the wild beasts of the woodland, Tashtego now hunted in the wake of the great whales of the sea; the unerring harpoon of the son fitly replacing the infallible arrow of the sires.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 27. Knights and Squires.
7  To look at the tawny brawn of his lithe snaky limbs, you would almost have credited the superstitions of some of the earlier Puritans, and half-believed this wild Indian to be a son of the Prince of the Powers of the Air.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 27. Knights and Squires.
8  I have seen Owen Chace, who was chief mate of the Essex at the time of the tragedy; I have read his plain and faithful narrative; I have conversed with his son; and all this within a few miles of the scene of the catastrophe.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 45. The Affidavit.
9  Be this conceit of mine as it may, gentlemen, at all events Steelkilt was a tall and noble animal with a head like a Roman, and a flowing golden beard like the tasseled housings of your last viceroy's snorting charger; and a brain, and a heart, and a soul in him, gentlemen, which had made Steelkilt Charlemagne, had he been born son to Charlemagne's father.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
10  Nor does it unfrequently occur, that Nantucket captains will send a son of such tender age away from them, for a protracted three or four years' voyage in some other ship than their own; so that their first knowledge of a whaleman's career shall be unenervated by any chance display of a father's natural but untimely partiality, or undue apprehensiveness and concern.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 128. The Pequod Meets The Rachel.