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1  I wonder now if our old man has thought of that.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 91. The Pequod Meets The Rose-Bud.
2  He hollowly laughed, and thus explained the wonder.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 126. The Life-Buoy.
3  I wonder whether those jolly lads bethink them of what they are dancing over.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 40. Midnight, Forecastle.
4  And so it served us night after night, till no one heeded it but to wonder at it.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 51. The Spirit-Spout.
5  No wonder then, that in some sort our noble profession of whaling should have been there shadowed forth.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 55. Of the Monstrous Pictures of Whales.
6  Now, with the subordinate phantoms, what wonder remained soon waned away; for in a whaler wonders soon wane.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 50. Ahab's Boat and Crew. Fedallah.
7  I wonder, thought I, if this can possibly be a part of his Ramadan; do they fast on their hams that way in his native island.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17. The Ramadan.
8  Seat thyself sultanically among the moons of Saturn, and take high abstracted man alone; and he seems a wonder, a grandeur, and a woe.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 107. The Carpenter.
9  But no wonder; there was a good deal to be done, and there is no telling how many things to be thought of, before the Pequod was fully equipped.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 20. All Astir.
10  Abashed glances of servile wonder were exchanged by the sailors, as this was said; and with fascinated eyes they awaited whatever magic might follow.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 124. The Needle.
11  "I wonder what the old man wants with this lump of foul lard," said Stubb, not without some disgust at the thought of having to do with so ignoble a leviathan.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 73. Stubb and Flask Kill a Right Whale; and Then ...
12  But I should not much wonder if, in the darkness of that early hour of the morning, the shock was after all caused by an unseen whale vertically bumping the hull from beneath.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 45. The Affidavit.
13  And, indeed, it seemed small matter for wonder, that for all his pervading, mad recklessness, Ahab did at times give careful heed to the condition of that dead bone upon which he partly stood.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 106. Ahab's Leg.
14  No wonder there had been some among the hunters who namelessly transported and allured by all this serenity, had ventured to assail it; but had fatally found that quietude but the vesture of tornadoes.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 133. The Chase—First Day.
15  "Captain Ahab," said Starbuck, who, with Stubb and Flask, had thus far been eyeing his superior with increasing surprise, but at last seemed struck with a thought which somewhat explained all the wonder.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 36. The Quarter-Deck.
16  It took off the extreme edge of their wonder; and so what with all this and Stubb's confident way of accounting for their appearance, they were for the time freed from superstitious surmisings; though the affair still left abundant room for all manner of wild conjectures as to dark Ahab's precise agency in the matter from the beginning.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
17  No wonder, then, that ever gathering volume from the mere transit over the widest watery spaces, the outblown rumors of the White Whale did in the end incorporate with themselves all manner of morbid hints, and half-formed foetal suggestions of supernatural agencies, which eventually invested Moby Dick with new terrors unborrowed from anything that visibly appears.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. Moby Dick.
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