1 But go to the old Galleries, and look now at a great Christian painter's portrait of this fish; for he succeeds no better than the antediluvian Hindoo.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 55. Of the Monstrous Pictures of Whales.
2 Having already described him in most of his present habitatory and anatomical peculiarities, it now remains to magnify him in an archaeological, fossiliferous, and antediluvian point of view.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 104. The Fossil Whale.
3 The number of their years may have adequately summed up Jared, Mahalaleel, and the rest of the antediluvians, but the age of a modern man is to be measured by the intensity of his history.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyGet Context In BOOK 2: 6 The Two Stand Face to Face