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haughty
used in Moby Dick

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arrogant or condescending (acting superior or self-important)
  • To have been Belshazzar, King of Babylon; and to have been Belshazzar, not haughtily but courteously, therein certainly must have been some touch of mundane grandeur.
    Chapters 34-36 -- The Cabin-Table; The Mast-Head; The Qarter-Deck--Ahab and all (6% in)
  • The starred and stately nights seemed haughty dames in jewelled velvets, nursing at home in lonely pride, the memory of their absent conquering Earls, the golden helmeted suns!
    Chapters 28-30 -- Ahab; (Enter Ahab; to Him, Stubb); The Pipe (52% in)
  • The wood was green as mosses of the Icy Glen; the trees stood high and haughty, feeling their living sap; the industrious earth beneath was as a weaver's loom, with a gorgeous carpet on it, whereof the ground-vine tendrils formed the warp and woof, and the living flowers the figures.
    Chapters 100-102 -- The Pequod meets….; The Decanter; A Bower in the Arsacides (84% in)
  • Then gazing at his quadrant, and handling, one after the other, its numerous cabalistical contrivances, he pondered again, and muttered: "Foolish toy! babies' plaything of haughty Admirals, and Commodores, and Captains; the world brags of thee, of thy cunning and might; but what after all canst thou do, but tell the poor, pitiful point, where thou thyself happenest to be on this wide planet, and the hand that holds thee: no! not one jot more!
    Chapters 118-120 -- The Quadrant; The Candles; The Deck (12% in)
  • Here again with haughty agony, I read my sire.
    Chapters 118-120 -- The Quadrant; The Candles; The Deck (85% in)
  • Oh! ye three unsurrendered spires of mine; thou uncracked keel; and only god-bullied hull; thou firm deck, and haughty helm, and Pole-pointed prow,—death-glorious ship! must ye then perish, and without me?
    Chapters 133-135 -- The Chase--First Day; The Chase--Second Day; The Chase--Third Day (95% in)

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