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1  Talk not to me of blasphemy, man; I'd strike the sun if it insulted me.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 36. The Quarter-Deck.
2  That head upon which the upper sun now gleams, has moved amid this world's foundations.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 70. The Sphynx.
3  However, I had never been in the South Seas; and perhaps the sun there produced these extraordinary effects upon the skin.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
4  The waves, too, nodded their indolent crests; and across the wide trance of the sea, east nodded to west, and the sun over all.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 61. Stubb Kills a Whale.
5  For could the sun do that, then could I do the other; since there is ever a sort of fair play herein, jealousy presiding over all creations.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 36. The Quarter-Deck.
6  To be sure, it might be nothing but a good coat of tropical tanning; but I never heard of a hot sun's tanning a white man into a purplish yellow one.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
7  The slanting sun playing upon this crimson pond in the sea, sent back its reflection into every face, so that they all glowed to each other like red men.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 61. Stubb Kills a Whale.
8  And it was so light too; the sun shining in at the window, and a great rattling of coaches in the streets, and the sound of gay voices all over the house.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4. The Counterpane.
9  Methinks that in looking at things spiritual, we are too much like oysters observing the sun through the water, and thinking that thick water the thinnest of air.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 7. The Chapel.
10  Let America add Mexico to Texas, and pile Cuba upon Canada; let the English overswarm all India, and hang out their blazing banner from the sun; two thirds of this terraqueous globe are the Nantucketer's.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 14. Nantucket.
11  For there and then, for several consecutive years, Moby Dick had been periodically descried, lingering in those waters for awhile, as the sun, in its annual round, loiters for a predicted interval in any one sign of the Zodiac.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 44. The Chart.
12  But as soon as the first glimpse of sun entered the window, up he got, with stiff and grating joints, but with a cheerful look; limped towards me where I lay; pressed his forehead again against mine; and said his Ramadan was over.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17. The Ramadan.
13  Bare-headed in the sultry sun, Ahab stood on the bowsprit, and with one hand pushed far behind in readiness to wave his orders to the helmsman, cast his eager glance in the direction indicated aloft by the outstretched motionless arm of Daggoo.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 59. Squid.
14  His pure tight skin was an excellent fit; and closely wrapped up in it, and embalmed with inner health and strength, like a revivified Egyptian, this Starbuck seemed prepared to endure for long ages to come, and to endure always, as now; for be it Polar snow or torrid sun, like a patent chronometer, his interior vitality was warranted to do well in all climates.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 26. Knights and Squires.
15  It is noon; and Dough-Boy, the steward, thrusting his pale loaf-of-bread face from the cabin-scuttle, announces dinner to his lord and master; who, sitting in the lee quarter-boat, has just been taking an observation of the sun; and is now mutely reckoning the latitude on the smooth, medallion-shaped tablet, reserved for that daily purpose on the upper part of his ivory leg.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 34. The Cabin-Table.
16  Alone, in such remotest waters, that though you sailed a thousand miles, and passed a thousand shores, you would not come to any chiseled hearth-stone, or aught hospitable beneath that part of the sun; in such latitudes and longitudes, pursuing too such a calling as he does, the whaleman is wrapped by influences all tending to make his fancy pregnant with many a mighty birth.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. Moby Dick.
17  It is worse; for you cannot sit motionless in the heart of these perils, because the boat is rocking like a cradle, and you are pitched one way and the other, without the slightest warning; and only by a certain self-adjusting buoyancy and simultaneousness of volition and action, can you escape being made a Mazeppa of, and run away with where the all-seeing sun himself could never pierce you out.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 60. The Line.
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