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1  For all his tattooings he was on the whole a clean, comely looking cannibal.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
2  In as calm, but rapid a manner as possible, I gave her to understand the whole case.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17. The Ramadan.
3  He was thrown at whole length upon two chests, his face downwards and inclosed in his folded arms.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 21. Going Aboard.
4  His whole high, broad form, seemed made of solid bronze, and shaped in an unalterable mould, like Cellini's cast Perseus.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 28. Ahab.
5  In the complexion of a third still lingers a tropic tawn, but slightly bleached withal; HE doubtless has tarried whole weeks ashore.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 5. Breakfast.
6  It was made of small juicy clams, scarcely bigger than hazel nuts, mixed with pounded ship biscuit, and salted pork cut up into little flakes; the whole enriched with butter, and plentifully seasoned with pepper and salt.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15. Chowder.
7  I observed, however, that one of them held somewhat aloof, and though he seemed desirous not to spoil the hilarity of his shipmates by his own sober face, yet upon the whole he refrained from making as much noise as the rest.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
8  The sailors mark him; more and more certain grow their suspicions of him, and at last, fully to test the truth, by referring the whole matter to high Heaven, they fall to casting lots, to see for whose cause this great tempest was upon them.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. The Sermon.
9  Though at the time I but ill comprehended not a few of his words, yet subsequent disclosures, when I had become more familiar with his broken phraseology, now enable me to present the whole story such as it may prove in the mere skeleton I give.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11. Nightgown.
10  For I was not prepared to see Father Mapple after gaining the height, slowly turn round, and stooping over the pulpit, deliberately drag up the ladder step by step, till the whole was deposited within, leaving him impregnable in his little Quebec.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8. The Pulpit.
11  He kept a whole row of pipes there ready loaded, stuck in a rack, within easy reach of his hand; and, whenever he turned in, he smoked them all out in succession, lighting one from the other to the end of the chapter; then loading them again to be in readiness anew.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 27. Knights and Squires.
12  I freely assert, that the cosmopolite philosopher cannot, for his life, point out one single peaceful influence, which within the last sixty years has operated more potentially upon the whole broad world, taken in one aggregate, than the high and mighty business of whaling.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 24. The Advocate.
13  And as for the matter of the alleged uncleanliness of our business, ye shall soon be initiated into certain facts hitherto pretty generally unknown, and which, upon the whole, will triumphantly plant the sperm whale-ship at least among the cleanliest things of this tidy earth.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 24. The Advocate.
14  The wife of a whaling captain had provided the chapel with a handsome pair of red worsted man-ropes for this ladder, which, being itself nicely headed, and stained with a mahogany colour, the whole contrivance, considering what manner of chapel it was, seemed by no means in bad taste.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8. The Pulpit.
15  I have forgotten to mention that, in many things, Queequeg placed great confidence in the excellence of Yojo's judgment and surprising forecast of things; and cherished Yojo with considerable esteem, as a rather good sort of god, who perhaps meant well enough upon the whole, but in all cases did not succeed in his benevolent designs.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.
16  When, at last, his mind seemed made up touching the character of his bedfellow, and he became, as it were, reconciled to the fact; he jumped out upon the floor, and by certain signs and sounds gave me to understand that, if it pleased me, he would dress first and then leave me to dress afterwards, leaving the whole apartment to myself.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4. The Counterpane.
17  But one thing, nevertheless, that made me a little distrustful about receiving a generous share of the profits was this: Ashore, I had heard something of both Captain Peleg and his unaccountable old crony Bildad; how that they being the principal proprietors of the Pequod, therefore the other and more inconsiderable and scattered owners, left nearly the whole management of the ship's affairs to these two.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.
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