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ensuing
used in Moby Dick

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following (some event in time) — and typically because of that event
  • Therefore, he must wait for the next ensuing season.
    Chapters 43-45 — Hark!; The Chart; The Affidavit (28% in)
  • A brief pause ensued; the preacher slowly turned over the leaves of the Bible, and at last, folding his hand down upon the proper page, said: "Beloved shipmates, clinch the last verse of the first chapter of Jonah—'And God had prepared a great fish to swallow up Jonah.'
    Chapters 7-9 — The Chapel; The Pulpit; The Sermon (41% in)
  • But at length, such calamities did ensue in these assaults—not restricted to sprained wrists and ankles, broken limbs, or devouring amputations—but fatal to the last degree of fatality; those repeated disastrous repulses, all accumulating and piling their terrors upon Moby Dick; those things had gone far to shake the fortitude of many brave hunters, to whom the story of the White Whale had eventually come.
    Chapters 40-42 — Midnight, Forecastle; Moby Dick; The Whiteness of the Whale (23% in)
  • In the short gam that ensued she gave us strong news of Moby Dick.
    Chapters 52-54 — The Albatross; The Gam; The Town-Ho's Story (24% in)
  • Others of the sailors joined with them in this attempt, and a twisted turmoil ensued; while standing out of harm's way, the valiant captain danced up and down with a whale-pike, calling upon his officers to manhandle that atrocious scoundrel, and smoke him along to the quarter-deck.
    Chapters 52-54 — The Albatross; The Gam; The Town-Ho's Story (60% in)
  • While the two headsmen were engaged in making fast cords to his flukes, and in other ways getting the mass in readiness for towing, some conversation ensued between them.
    Chapters 73-75 — Stubb and Flask Kill a Right Whale; The Sperm Whale's Head, The Right Whale's Head (14% in)
  • But this was very far North, be it remembered, where beer agrees well with the constitution; upon the Equator, in our southern fishery, beer would be apt to make the harpooneer sleepy at the mast-head and boozy in his boat; and grievous loss might ensue to Nantucket and New Bedford.
    Chapters 100-102 — The Pequod meets....; The Decanter; A Bower in the Arsacides (72% in)
  • AHAB (ADVANCING) (DURING THE ENSUING SCENE, THE CARPENTER CONTINUES SNEEZING AT TIMES) Well, manmaker!
    Chapters 106-108 — Ahab's Leg; The Carpenter; Ahab and the Carpenter (66% in)
  • So, floating on the margin of the ensuing scene, and in full sight of it, when the halfspent suction of the sunk ship reached me, I was then, but slowly, drawn towards the closing vortex.
    Epilogue (31% in)

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