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1  Let all your crew pull strong, come what will.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
2  Start her, now; give 'em the long and strong stroke, Tashtego.'
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 61. Stubb Kills a Whale.
3  At first sight, you would not think it so strong as it really is.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 60. The Line.
4  In the short gam that ensued she gave us strong news of Moby Dick.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
5  The three mates quailed before his strong, sustained, and mystic aspect.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 36. The Quarter-Deck.
6  He will not confess himself suspected; but that itself is strong suspicion.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. The Sermon.
7  The strong vapour now completely filling the contracted hole, it began to tell upon him.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 21. Going Aboard.
8  In times of strong emotion mankind disdain all base considerations; but such times are evanescent.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 46. Surmises.
9  Delight is to him whose strong arms yet support him, when the ship of this base treacherous world has gone down beneath him.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. The Sermon.
10  The transition is a keen one, I assure you, from a schoolmaster to a sailor, and requires a strong decoction of Seneca and the Stoics to enable you to grin and bear it.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1. Loomings.
11  But, doubtless, this noble savage fed strong and drank deep of the abounding element of air; and through his dilated nostrils snuffed in the sublime life of the worlds.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 34. The Cabin-Table.
12  Be it said, that though I had felt such a strong repugnance to his smoking in the bed the night before, yet see how elastic our stiff prejudices grow when love once comes to bend them.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11. Nightgown.
13  Now it needs a strong, nervous arm to strike the first iron into the fish; for often, in what is called a long dart, the heavy implement has to be flung to the distance of twenty or thirty feet.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 62. The Dart.
14  Nor did I at all object to the hint from Queequeg that perhaps it were best to strike a light, seeing that we were so wide awake; and besides he felt a strong desire to have a few quiet puffs from his Tomahawk.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11. Nightgown.
15  When a new-hatched savage running wild about his native woodlands in a grass clout, followed by the nibbling goats, as if he were a green sapling; even then, in Queequeg's ambitious soul, lurked a strong desire to see something more of Christendom than a specimen whaler or two.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 12. Biographical.
16  All these queer proceedings increased my uncomfortableness, and seeing him now exhibiting strong symptoms of concluding his business operations, and jumping into bed with me, I thought it was high time, now or never, before the light was put out, to break the spell in which I had so long been bound.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
17  Consider, now, how it must be in the case of four boats all engaging one unusually strong, active, and knowing whale; when owing to these qualities in him, as well as to the thousand concurring accidents of such an audacious enterprise, eight or ten loose second irons may be simultaneously dangling about him.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 63. The Crotch.
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