engendering an element in him, which, under suitable circumstances, would break out from its confinement, and burn all his courage up.
With the problem of the universe revolving in me, how could I—being left completely to myself at such a thought-engendering altitude—how could I but lightly hold my obligations to observe all whale-ships’ standing orders, "Keep your weather eye open, and sing out every time."
And how nobly it raises our conceit of the mighty, misty monster, to behold him solemnly sailing through a calm tropical sea; his vast, mild head overhung by a canopy of vapour, engendered by his incommunicable contemplations, and that vapour—as you will sometimes see it—glorified by a rainbow, as if Heaven itself had put its seal upon his thoughts.
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The police in Mexico don’t engender confidence.
The sincerity of her apology engendered forgiveness.