But these manifold mistakes in depicting the whale are not so very surprising after all.
For, when the line is darting out, to be seated then in the boat, is like being seated in the midst of the manifold whizzings of a steam-engine in full play, when every flying beam, and shaft, and wheel, is grazing you.
The one grand stage where he enacted all his various parts so manifold, was his vice-bench; a long rude ponderous table furnished with several vices, of different sizes, and both of iron and of wood.
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She understands the range and complexity of the organization’s manifold failings.
But its varied scenes and its manifold incidents will linger pleasantly in our memories for many a year to come.