- I do not suppose that for the world they would have profaned that moment with the slightest observation, even upon so neutral a topic as the weather.Chapters 34-36 -- The Cabin-Table; The Mast-Head; The Qarter-Deck--Ahab and all (9% in)
- Then opening the slide a little, the Captain whispered something down the crack, closed it, and turned the key upon them—ten in number—leaving on deck some twenty or more, who thus far had remained neutral.Chapters 52-54 -- The Albatross; The Gam; The Town-Ho's Story (67% in)
- Starbuck was an honest, upright man; but out of Starbuck's heart, at that instant when he saw the muskets, there strangely evolved an evil thought; but so blent with its neutral or good accompaniments that for the instant he hardly knew it for itself.Chapters 121-123 -- Midnight, on the Forecastle; Midnight, Aloft; The Musket (63% in)
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