- Inferable from these statements, are many collateral subtile matters touching the chase of whales.Chapters 133-135 — The Chase—First Day; The Chase—Second Day; The Chase—Third Day (36% in)
- Though, consumed with the hot fire of his purpose, Ahab in all his thoughts and actions ever had in view the ultimate capture of Moby Dick; though he seemed ready to sacrifice all mortal interests to that one passion; nevertheless it may have been that he was by nature and long habituation far too wedded to a fiery whaleman's ways, altogether to abandon the collateral prosecution of the voyage.Chapters 46-48 — Surmises; The Mat-Maker; The First Lowering (1% in)
- Like all sea-going ship carpenters, and more especially those belonging to whaling vessels, he was, to a certain off-handed, practical extent, alike experienced in numerous trades and callings collateral to his own; the carpenter's pursuit being the ancient and outbranching trunk of all those numerous handicrafts which more or less have to do with wood as an auxiliary material.Chapters 106-108 — Ahab's Leg; The Carpenter; Ahab and the Carpenter (30% in)
There are no more uses of "collateral" in Moby Dick.
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