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corporeal
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
having material or physical form or substance

or:

regarding the body as opposed to the mind or spirit
  • There was a corporeal humility in looking up at him; and a white man standing before him seemed a white flag come to beg truce of a fortress.
    Chapters 25-27 -- Postscript; Knights and Squires; Knights and Squires (88% in)
  • Or, if for any reason thought to be corporeally incapacitated for that, yet such an one would seem superlatively competent to cheer and howl on his underlings to the attack.
    Chapters 40-42 -- Midnight, Forecastle; Moby Dick; The Whiteness of the Whale (56% in)
  • He knew, for example, that however magnetic his ascendency in some respects was over Starbuck, yet that ascendency did not cover the complete spiritual man any more than mere corporeal superiority involves intellectual mastership; for to the purely spiritual, the intellectual but stand in a sort of corporeal relation.
    Chapters 46-48 -- Surmises; The Mat-Maker; The First Lowering (4% in)
  • He knew, for example, that however magnetic his ascendency in some respects was over Starbuck, yet that ascendency did not cover the complete spiritual man any more than mere corporeal superiority involves intellectual mastership; for to the purely spiritual, the intellectual but stand in a sort of corporeal relation.
    Chapters 46-48 -- Surmises; The Mat-Maker; The First Lowering (5% in)
  • Now what cozening fiend it was, gentlemen, that possessed Radney to meddle with such a man in that corporeally exasperated state, I know not; but so it happened.
    Chapters 52-54 -- The Albatross; The Gam; The Town-Ho's Story (44% in)
  • How wonderful is it then—except after explanation—that this great monster, to whom corporeal warmth is as indispensable as it is to man; how wonderful that he should be found at home, immersed to his lips for life in those Arctic waters! where, when seamen fall overboard, they are sometimes found, months afterwards, perpendicularly frozen into the hearts of fields of ice, as a fly is found glued in amber.
    Chapters 67-69 -- Cutting In; The Blanket; The Funeral (73% in)

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