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tumult
used in Moby Dick

14 uses
  • Standing between the knight-heads, Starbuck watched the Pequod's tumultuous way, and Ahab's also, as he went lurching along the deck.
    Chapters 118-120 -- The Quadrant; The Candles; The Deck (22% in)
  • But now when the boatswain calls all hands to lighten her; when boxes, bales, and jars are clattering overboard; when the wind is shrieking, and the men are yelling, and every plank thunders with trampling feet right over Jonah's head; in all this raging tumult, Jonah sleeps his hideous sleep.
    Chapters 7-9 -- The Chapel; The Pulpit; The Sermon (71% in)
  • And what with the standing spectacle of the black terrific Ahab, and the periodical tumultuous visitations of these three savages, Dough-Boy's whole life was one continual lip-quiver.
    Chapters 34-36 -- The Cabin-Table; The Mast-Head; The Qarter-Deck--Ahab and all (21% in)
  • Though truly vivacious, tumultuous, ostentatious little Flask would now and then stamp with impatience; but not one added heave did he thereby give to the negro's lordly chest.
    Chapters 46-48 -- Surmises; The Mat-Maker; The First Lowering (68% in)
  • Ever since the blow, he had lain in his berth; but that morning, hearing the tumult on the deck, he had crept out, and thus far had watched the whole scene.
    Chapters 52-54 -- The Albatross; The Gam; The Town-Ho's Story (77% in)
  • And all the while the thick-lipped leviathan is rushing through the deep, leaving tons of tumultuous white curds in his wake, and causing the slight boat to rock in the swells like a skiff caught nigh the paddle-wheels of an ocean steamer.
    Chapters 55-57 -- Monstrous Pictures of Whales; Less Erroneous Pictures of Whales; Whales in Paint…. (60% in)
  • Remember, also, that the surgeon must operate from above, some eight or ten feet intervening between him and his subject, and that subject almost hidden in a discoloured, rolling, and oftentimes tumultuous and bursting sea.
    Chapters 70-72 -- The Sphynx; The Jeroboam's Story; The Monkey-Rope (2% in)
  • Silence reigned over the before tumultuous but now deserted deck.
    Chapters 70-72 -- The Sphynx; The Jeroboam's Story; The Monkey-Rope (8% in)
  • In the tumultuous business of cutting-in and attending to a whale, there is much running backwards and forwards among the crew.
    Chapters 70-72 -- The Sphynx; The Jeroboam's Story; The Monkey-Rope (66% in)
  • But suddenly in the distance, they saw a great heap of tumultuous white water, and soon after news came from aloft that one or both the boats must be fast.
    Chapters 73-75 -- Stubb and Flask Kill a Right Whale; The Sperm Whale's Head, The Right Whale's Head (5% in)
  • Meantime, there was a terrible tumult.
    Chapters 76-78 -- The Battering-Ram; The Great Heidelburgh Tun; Cistern and Buckets (67% in)
  • Giving a sudden gasp, he tumultuously sounded.
    Chapters 79-81 -- The Prairie; The Nut; The Pequod Meets the Virgin (62% in)
  • A low advancing hum was soon heard; and then like to the tumultuous masses of block-ice when the great river Hudson breaks up in Spring, the entire host of whales came tumbling upon their inner centre, as if to pile themselves up in one common mountain.
    Chapters 85-87 -- The Fountain; The Tail; The Grand Armada (95% in)
  • Meanwhile, others of the ship's company were tumultuously busy at the masonry of the try-works, from which the huge pots had been removed.
    Chapters 115-117 -- The Pequod Meets The Bachelor; The Dying Whale; The Whale Watch (28% in)

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