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1  But even this wears off in time.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1. Loomings.
2  I pondered some time without fully comprehending the reason for this.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 8. The Pulpit.
3  I was all eagerness to see his face, but he kept it averted for some time while employed in unlacing the bag's mouth.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
4  Then the Captain knows that Jonah is a fugitive; but at the same time resolves to help a flight that paves its rear with gold.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. The Sermon.
5  In much the same way do the commonalty lead their leaders in many other things, at the same time that the leaders little suspect it.
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6  And, doubtless, my going on this whaling voyage, formed part of the grand programme of Providence that was drawn up a long time ago.
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7  After thinking some time on the bed-side, I got up and took off my monkey jacket, and then stood in the middle of the room thinking.
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8  If they but knew it, almost all men in their degree, some time or other, cherish very nearly the same feelings towards the ocean with me.
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9  Whether that mattress was stuffed with corn-cobs or broken crockery, there is no telling, but I rolled about a good deal, and could not sleep for a long time.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
10  But there was no time for shuddering, for now the savage went about something that completely fascinated my attention, and convinced me that he must indeed be a heathen.
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11  At that time in the morning any Christian would have washed his face; but Queequeg, to my amazement, contented himself with restricting his ablutions to his chest, arms, and hands.
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12  Such unaccountable masses of shades and shadows, that at first you almost thought some ambitious young artist, in the time of the New England hags, had endeavored to delineate chaos bewitched.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
13  But there was no help for it, so up stairs I went to my little room in the third floor, undressed myself as slowly as possible so as to kill time, and with a bitter sigh got between the sheets.
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14  No one having previously heard his history, could for the first time behold Father Mapple without the utmost interest, because there were certain engrafted clerical peculiarities about him, imputable to that adventurous maritime life he had led.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 8. The Pulpit.
15  I pay this particular compliment to Queequeg, because he treated me with so much civility and consideration, while I was guilty of great rudeness; staring at him from the bed, and watching all his toilette motions; for the time my curiosity getting the better of my breeding.
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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.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
17  As the light looked so dim, and the place, for the time, looked quiet enough, and the dilapidated little wooden house itself looked as if it might have been carted here from the ruins of some burnt district, and as the swinging sign had a poverty-stricken sort of creak to it, I thought that here was the very spot for cheap lodgings, and the best of pea coffee.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 2. The Carpet-Bag.
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