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1  Any way, for the present, I'll quit Pip's vicinity.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 99. The Doubloon.
2  The awe-stricken credulous slaves in the vicinity took it for the bones of one of the fallen angels.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 104. The Fossil Whale.
3  It has an unspeakable, wild, Hindoo odor about it, such as may lurk in the vicinity of funereal pyres.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 96. The Try-Works.
4  "Quick, Bildad," said Peleg, his partner, who, aghast at the close vicinity of the flying harpoon, had retreated towards the cabin gangway.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 18. His Mark.
5  The whales had irregularly settled bodily down into the blue, thus giving no distantly discernible token of the movement, though from his closer vicinity Ahab had observed it.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
6  For by some curious fatality, as it is often noted of your metropolitan freebooters that they ever encamp around the halls of justice, so sinners, gentlemen, most abound in holiest vicinities.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
7  Gently he insinuates his vast bulk among them again and revels there awhile, still in tantalizing vicinity to young Lothario, like pious Solomon devoutly worshipping among his thousand concubines.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 88. Schools and Schoolmasters.
8  Now, during the past night and forenoon, the Pequod had gradually drifted into a sea, which, by its occasional patches of yellow brit, gave unusual tokens of the vicinity of Right Whales, a species of the Leviathan that but few supposed to be at this particular time lurking anywhere near.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 73. Stubb and Flask Kill a Right Whale; and Then ...
9  I was comforting myself, however, with the thought that in pious Bildad might be found some salvation, spite of his seven hundred and seventy-seventh lay; when I felt a sudden sharp poke in my rear, and turning round, was horrified at the apparition of Captain Peleg in the act of withdrawing his leg from my immediate vicinity.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 22. Merry Christmas.
10  But I soon found that there came such a draught of cold air over me from under the sill of the window, that this plan would never do at all, especially as another current from the rickety door met the one from the window, and both together formed a series of small whirlwinds in the immediate vicinity of the spot where I had thought to spend the night.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
11  Now, as many Sperm Whales had been captured off the western coast of Java, in the near vicinity of the Straits of Sunda; indeed, as most of the ground, roundabout, was generally recognised by the fishermen as an excellent spot for cruising; therefore, as the Pequod gained more and more upon Java Head, the look-outs were repeatedly hailed, and admonished to keep wide awake.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.