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1  After a stiff pull, their harpooneer got fast, and, spear in hand, Radney sprang to the bow.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
2  The opposite wall of this entry was hung all over with a heathenish array of monstrous clubs and spears.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
3  Or, being armed with their long keen whaling spears, they were as a picked trio of lancers; even as the harpooneers were flingers of javelins.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 27. Knights and Squires.
4  Again and again to such gamesome talk, the dexterous dart is repeated, the spear returning to its master like a greyhound held in skilful leash.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 84. Pitchpoling.
5  It domineered above them so, that all their bodings, doubts, misgivings, fears, were fain to hide beneath their souls, and not sprout forth a single spear or leaf.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 130. The Hat.
6  Time out of mind the piratical proas of the Malays, lurking among the low shaded coves and islets of Sumatra, have sallied out upon the vessels sailing through the straits, fiercely demanding tribute at the point of their spears.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.
7  Very shy; always going solitary; unexpectedly rising to the surface in the remotest and most sullen waters; his straight and single lofty jet rising like a tall misanthropic spear upon a barren plain; gifted with such wondrous power and velocity in swimming, as to defy all present pursuit from man; this leviathan seems the banished and unconquerable Cain of his race, bearing for his mark that style upon his back.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
8  Among many other fine qualities, my royal friend Tranquo, being gifted with a devout love for all matters of barbaric vertu, had brought together in Pupella whatever rare things the more ingenious of his people could invent; chiefly carved woods of wonderful devices, chiselled shells, inlaid spears, costly paddles, aromatic canoes; and all these distributed among whatever natural wonders, the wonder-freighted, tribute-rendering waves had cast upon his shores.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 102. A Bower in the Arsacides.