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wrath
used in Moby Dick

6 uses
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Definition
extreme anger — sometimes implying angry punishment
  • From thence it is the storm of God's quick wrath is first descried, and the bow must bear the earliest brunt.
    Chapters 7-9 -- The Chapel; The Pulpit; The Sermon (34% in)
  • Alarmed at this terrible outburst between the two principal and responsible owners of the ship, and feeling half a mind to give up all idea of sailing in a vessel so questionably owned and temporarily commanded, I stepped aside from the door to give egress to Bildad, who, I made no doubt, was all eagerness to vanish from before the awakened wrath of Peleg.
    Chapters 16-18 -- The Ship; The Ramadan; His Mark (49% in)
  • Spurn the idol Bell, and the hideous dragon; turn from the wrath to come; mind thine eye, I say; oh! goodness gracious! steer clear of the fiery pit!
    Chapters 16-18 -- The Ship; The Ramadan; His Mark (96% in)
  • For though their progenitors, the builders of Babel, must doubtless, by their tower, have intended to rear the loftiest mast-head in all Asia, or Africa either; yet (ere the final truck was put to it) as that great stone mast of theirs may be said to have gone by the board, in the dread gale of God's wrath; therefore, we cannot give these Babel builders priority over the Egyptians.
    Chapters 34-36 -- The Cabin-Table; The Mast-Head; The Qarter-Deck--Ahab and all (32% in)
  • Judge, then, to what pitches of inflamed, distracted fury the minds of his more desperate hunters were impelled, when amid the chips of chewed boats, and the sinking limbs of torn comrades, they swam out of the white curds of the whale's direful wrath into the serene, exasperating sunlight, that smiled on, as if at a birth or a bridal.
    Chapters 40-42 -- Midnight, Forecastle; Moby Dick; The Whiteness of the Whale (42% in)
  • "Pull up—pull up!" he now cried to the bowsman, as the waning whale relaxed in his wrath.
    Chapters 61-63 -- Stubb Kills a Whale; The Dart; The Crotch (57% in)

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