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deed
used in Moby Dick

8 uses
  • The burning ship drove on, as if remorselessly commissioned to some vengeful deed.
    Chapters 94-96 -- A Squeeze of the Hand; The Cassock; The Try-Works (69% in)
  • But in each event—in the living act, the undoubted deed—there, some unknown but still reasoning thing puts forth the mouldings of its features from behind the unreasoning mask.
    Chapters 34-36 -- The Cabin-Table; The Mast-Head; The Qarter-Deck--Ahab and all (83% in)
  • Starbuck! but the deed is done!
    Chapters 34-36 -- The Cabin-Table; The Mast-Head; The Qarter-Deck--Ahab and all (99% in)
  • There it was, too, that most of the deadly encounters with the white whale had taken place; there the waves were storied with his deeds; there also was that tragic spot where the monomaniac old man had found the awful motive to his vengeance.
    Chapters 43-45 -- Hark!; The Chart; The Affidavit (25% in)
  • But, gentlemen, a fool saved the would-be murderer from the bloody deed he had planned.
    Chapters 52-54 -- The Albatross; The Gam; The Town-Ho's Story (85% in)
  • Whether to admit Hercules among us or not, concerning this I long remained dubious: for though according to the Greek mythologies, that antique Crockett and Kit Carson—that brawny doer of rejoicing good deeds, was swallowed down and thrown up by a whale; still, whether that strictly makes a whaleman of him, that might be mooted.
    Chapters 82-84 -- The Honour and Glory of Whaling; Jonah Historically Regarded; Pitchpoling (28% in)
  • And when those defendants were remonstrated with, their captain snapped his fingers in the plaintiffs' teeth, and assured them that by way of doxology to the deed he had done, he would now retain their line, harpoons, and boat, which had remained attached to the whale at the time of the seizure.
    Chapters 88-90 -- Schools and Schoolmasters; Fast-Fish and Loose-Fish; Heads or Tails (50% in)
  • But not content with this good deed, the indefatigable house again bestirred itself: Samuel and all his Sons—how many, their mother only knows—and under their immediate auspices, and partly, I think, at their expense, the British government was induced to send the sloop-of-war Rattler on a whaling voyage of discovery into the South Sea.
    Chapters 100-102 -- The Pequod meets….; The Decanter; A Bower in the Arsacides (49% in)

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