1 Well, I don't know as I'd say he was such a whale of a scholar.
2 "Be a whale of a lot of fun," Dr. Terry Gould granted.
3 Don't think a whale of a lot of that.
4 Carrie thinks she's such a whale at analyzing folks.
5 Chief among these motives was the overwhelming idea of the great whale himself.
6 Be that how it may, there stands the vast arched bone of the whale's jaw, so wide, a coach might almost drive beneath it.
7 No more the whale did me confine.
8 Then, in that contracted hole, sunk, too, beneath the ship's water-line, Jonah feels the heralding presentiment of that stifling hour, when the whale shall hold him in the smallest of his bowels' wards.
9 And how pleasing to God was this conduct in Jonah, is shown in the eventual deliverance of him from the sea and the whale.
10 Nothing was done, and nothing seemed capable of being done; those on deck rushed towards the bows, and stood eyeing the boom as if it were the lower jaw of an exasperated whale.
11 All round, her unpanelled, open bulwarks were garnished like one continuous jaw, with the long sharp teeth of the sperm whale, inserted there for pins, to fasten her old hempen thews and tendons to.
12 Until the whale fishery rounded Cape Horn, no commerce but colonial, scarcely any intercourse but colonial, was carried on between Europe and the long line of the opulent Spanish provinces on the Pacific coast.
13 The whale has no famous author, and whaling no famous chronicler, you will say.
14 But we shall ere long see what that word "careful" precisely means when used by a man like Stubb, or almost any other whale hunter.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 26. Knights and Squires.
15 When close to the whale, in the very death-lock of the fight, he handled his unpitying lance coolly and off-handedly, as a whistling tinker his hammer.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 27. Knights and Squires.