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1  For a space the old man walked the deck in rolling reveries.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 124. The Needle.
2  On one side, lit by a dull lantern, a space has been left clear for the workmen.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 94. A Squeeze of the Hand.
3  A short space elapsed, and up into this noiselessness came Ahab alone from his cabin.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 70. The Sphynx.
4  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.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.
5  At one end a ruminating tar was still further adorning it with his jack-knife, stooping over and diligently working away at the space between his legs.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
6  I then placed the first bench lengthwise along the only clear space against the wall, leaving a little interval between, for my back to settle down in.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
7  And there is a Catskill eagle in some souls that can alike dive down into the blackest gorges, and soar out of them again and become invisible in the sunny spaces.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 96. The Try-Works.
8  "An hour," said Ahab, standing rooted in his boat's stern; and he gazed beyond the whale's place, towards the dim blue spaces and wide wooing vacancies to leeward.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 133. The Chase—First Day.
9  However, hat and coat and overshoes were one by one removed, and hung up in a little space in an adjacent corner; when, arrayed in a decent suit, he quietly approached the pulpit.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 8. The Pulpit.
10  In this enchanted mood, thy spirit ebbs away to whence it came; becomes diffused through time and space; like Crammer's sprinkled Pantheistic ashes, forming at last a part of every shore the round globe over.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 35. The Mast-Head.
11  Then seating himself before it, you would have seen him intently study the various lines and shadings which there met his eye; and with slow but steady pencil trace additional courses over spaces that before were blank.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 44. The Chart.
12  Now, inclusive of the occasional wide intervals between the revolving outer circles, and inclusive of the spaces between the various pods in any one of those circles, the entire area at this juncture, embraced by the whole multitude, must have contained at least two or three square miles.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.
13  Now, it being Christmas when the ship shot from out her harbor, for a space we had biting Polar weather, though all the time running away from it to the southward; and by every degree and minute of latitude which we sailed, gradually leaving that merciless winter, and all its intolerable weather behind us.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 28. Ahab.
14  It was the whaleman who first broke through the jealous policy of the Spanish crown, touching those colonies; and, if space permitted, it might be distinctly shown how from those whalemen at last eventuated the liberation of Peru, Chili, and Bolivia from the yoke of Old Spain, and the establishment of the eternal democracy in those parts.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 24. The Advocate.
15  No wonder, then, that ever gathering volume from the mere transit over the widest watery spaces, the outblown rumors of the White Whale did in the end incorporate with themselves all manner of morbid hints, and half-formed foetal suggestions of supernatural agencies, which eventually invested Moby Dick with new terrors unborrowed from anything that visibly appears.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. Moby Dick.
16  These temporary apprehensions, so vague but so awful, derived a wondrous potency from the contrasting serenity of the weather, in which, beneath all its blue blandness, some thought there lurked a devilish charm, as for days and days we voyaged along, through seas so wearily, lonesomely mild, that all space, in repugnance to our vengeful errand, seemed vacating itself of life before our urn-like prow.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 51. The Spirit-Spout.