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1  The white whale is their demigorgon.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 38. Dusk.
2  All ye mast-headers have before now heard me give orders about a white whale.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 36. The Quarter-Deck.
3  It's a white whale, I say," resumed Ahab, as he threw down the topmaul: "a white whale.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 36. The Quarter-Deck.
4  What the white whale was to Ahab, has been hinted; what, at times, he was to me, as yet remains unsaid.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 42. The Whiteness of The Whale.
5  Nor white whale, nor man, nor fiend, can so much as graze old Ahab in his own proper and inaccessible being.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 134. The Chase—Second Day.
6  The Pequod's prows were pointed; and breaking up the charmed circle, she effectually parted the white whale from his victim.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 133. The Chase—First Day.
7  That inscrutable thing is chiefly what I hate; and be the white whale agent, or be the white whale principal, I will wreak that hate upon him.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 36. The Quarter-Deck.
8  For it was set apart and sanctified to one awe-striking end; and however wanton in their sailor ways, one and all, the mariners revered it as the white whale's talisman.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 99. The Doubloon.
9  For, at such times, crazy Ahab, the scheming, unappeasedly steadfast hunter of the white whale; this Ahab that had gone to his hammock, was not the agent that so caused him to burst from it in horror again.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 44. The Chart.
10  Where Steelkilt now is, gentlemen, none know; but upon the island of Nantucket, the widow of Radney still turns to the sea which refuses to give up its dead; still in dreams sees the awful white whale that destroyed him.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
11  There it was, too, that most of the deadly encounters with the white whale had taken place; there the waves were storied with his deeds; there also was that tragic spot where the monomaniac old man had found the awful motive to his vengeance.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 44. The Chart.