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1  A dreadful storm comes on, the ship is like to break.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. The Sermon.
2  A muffled silence reigned, only broken at times by the shrieks of the storm.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 7. The Chapel.
3  Nearly all joined in singing this hymn, which swelled high above the howling of the storm.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. The Sermon.
4  Here the storms in the roaring glens between the outermost whales, were heard but not felt.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.
5  Wrapping myself in my shaggy jacket of the cloth called bearskin, I fought my way against the stubborn storm.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 7. The Chapel.
6  From thence it is the storm of God's quick wrath is first descried, and the bow must bear the earliest brunt.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 8. The Pulpit.
7  They laugh at long-togs so, Flask; but seems to me, a Long tailed coat ought always to be worn in all storms afloat.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 121. Midnight.—The Forecastle Bulwarks.
8  So, too, it is, that in these resplendent Japanese seas the mariner encounters the direst of all storms, the Typhoon.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 119. The Candles.
9  Here, it must needs be said, that accidents like this have in more than one case occurred to ships in violent storms.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 124. The Needle.
10  But the mingled, mingling threads of life are woven by warp and woof: calms crossed by storms, a storm for every calm.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 114. The Gilder.
11  The ostensible reason why Ahab did not go on board of the whaler we had spoken was this: the wind and sea betokened storms.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 53. The Gam.
12  While he was speaking these words, the howling of the shrieking, slanting storm without seemed to add new power to the preacher, who, when describing Jonah's sea-storm, seemed tossed by a storm himself.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. The Sermon.
13  Between the marble cenotaphs on either hand of the pulpit, the wall which formed its back was adorned with a large painting representing a gallant ship beating against a terrible storm off a lee coast of black rocks and snowy breakers.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 8. The Pulpit.
14  Whilst I was thus closely scanning him, half-pretending meanwhile to be looking out at the storm from the casement, he never heeded my presence, never troubled himself with so much as a single glance; but appeared wholly occupied with counting the pages of the marvellous book.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 10. A Bosom Friend.
15  If such a furious trope may stand, his special lunacy stormed his general sanity, and carried it, and turned all its concentred cannon upon its own mad mark; so that far from having lost his strength, Ahab, to that one end, did now possess a thousand fold more potency than ever he had sanely brought to bear upon any one reasonable object.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. Moby Dick.
16  As I sat there in that now lonely room; the fire burning low, in that mild stage when, after its first intensity has warmed the air, it then only glows to be looked at; the evening shades and phantoms gathering round the casements, and peering in upon us silent, solitary twain; the storm booming without in solemn swells; I began to be sensible of strange feelings.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 10. A Bosom Friend.
17  When the entire ship's company were assembled, and with curious and not wholly unapprehensive faces, were eyeing him, for he looked not unlike the weather horizon when a storm is coming up, Ahab, after rapidly glancing over the bulwarks, and then darting his eyes among the crew, started from his standpoint; and as though not a soul were nigh him resumed his heavy turns upon the deck.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 36. The Quarter-Deck.
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