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masonry
used in Moby Dick

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stone or brick parts of a structure such as a building or wall; or the craft of building with such materials
  • She presents the curious anomaly of the most solid masonry joining with oak and hemp in constituting the completed ship.
    Chapters 94-96 -- A Squeeze of the Hand; The Cassock; The Try-Works (50% in)
  • To the student of old Roman walls, the middle layer will furnish a curious parallel to the thin course of tiles always alternating with the stone in those wonderful relics of the antique, and which undoubtedly contribute so much to the great strength of the masonry.
    Chapters 85-87 -- The Fountain; The Tail; The Grand Armada (26% in)
  • The foundation does not penetrate the deck, but the masonry is firmly secured to the surface by ponderous knees of iron bracing it on all sides, and screwing it down to the timbers.
    Chapters 94-96 -- A Squeeze of the Hand; The Cassock; The Try-Works (53% in)
  • Removing the fire-board from the front of the try-works, the bare masonry of that side is exposed, penetrated by the two iron mouths of the furnaces, directly underneath the pots.
    Chapters 94-96 -- A Squeeze of the Hand; The Cassock; The Try-Works (58% in)
  • They mostly lie like the great knobbed blocks on a Gothic spire, forming solid courses of heavy masonry.
    Chapters 103-105 -- Measurement of The Whale's Skeleton; The Fossil Whale; Does the Whale Diminish (21% 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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