1 They were as little children before Ahab; and yet, in Ahab, there seemed not to lurk the smallest social arrogance.
2 A sort of generic or Pantheistic vitality seemed to lurk in their very joints and bones, after what might be called the individual life had departed.
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3 It has an unspeakable, wild, Hindoo odor about it, such as may lurk in the vicinity of funereal pyres.
4 It had got dusk, and the moon looked over the high wall of the court, causing undefined shadows to lurk in the corners of the numerous projecting portions of the building.
5 Perhaps it was an impulse of unconscious loyalty, or the fulfillment of one of these ironic necessities that lurk in the facts of human existence.
6 Yet in his words there seemed to lurk a certain lack of conviction.
7 The languor of midday had taken hold of the gathering, but underneath lurked tempers that could rise to killing heights in a second and flare out as quickly.
8 She was bitterly cold and hungry and so fearful of what lurked in the mists about her that she tried to scream and could not.
9 But, if he possessed those qualities, he'd probably have sense enough to feel the desperation that lurked just beneath her demurely fluttering eyelids.
10 Thugs, pickpockets and prostitutes lurked in the unlit alleys and shadowy streets.
11 These were her superficial considerations; but under them lurked the secret dread that the obligation might not always remain intolerable.
12 An association lurked in every fold: each fall of lace and gleam of embroidery was like a letter in the record of her past.
13 There he sat, his very indifference speaking a nature in which there lurked no civilized hypocrisies and bland deceits.
14 If there yet lurked any ice of indifference towards me in the Pagan's breast, this pleasant, genial smoke we had, soon thawed it out, and left us cronies.
15 So still and subdued and yet somehow preluding was all the scene, and such an incantation of reverie lurked in the air, that each silent sailor seemed resolved into his own invisible self.