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Chapters

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Chapter 1: Loomings

“still deeper the meaning of that story of Narcissus”

“perhaps the most uncomfortable infliction that the two orchard thieves entailed upon us”

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Chapter 2: The Carpet Bag

“where that tempestuous wind Euroclydon kept up a worse howling than it ever did about poor Paul’s tossed craft”

“that Lazarus should lie stranded there on the curbstone before the door of Dives”

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Chapter 3: The Spouter-Inn

“Upon entering the place I found a number of young seamen gathered about a table, examining by a dim light divers specimen of skrimshander.”

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Chapter 4: The Counterpane

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Chapter 5: Breakfast

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Chapter 6: The Street

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Chapter 7: The Chapel

“why it is that a universal proverb says of them, that they tell no tales, though containing more secrets than the Goodwin Sands”

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Chapter 8: The Pulpit

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Chapter 9: The Sermon

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Chapter 10: A Bosom Friend

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Chapter 11: Nightgown

“our four knees drawn up close together, and our two noses bending over them, as if our knee-pans were warming pans”

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Chapter 12: Biographical

“like Czar Peter content to toil in the shipyards of foreign cities, Queequeg disdained no seeming ignominy”

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Chapter 13: Wheelbarrow

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Chapter 14: Nantucket

“the wondrous traditional story of how this island was settled by the redman”

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Chapter 15: Chowder

“Oh, sweet friends! hearken to me.”

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Chapter 16: The Ship

“They are fighting Quakers; they are Quakers with a vengeance.”

“‘and Ahab of old, thou knowest, was a crowned king!’”

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Chapter 17: The Ramadan

“There was Queequeg, now, certainly entertaining the most absurd notions about Yojo and his Ramadan;—but what of that?”

“Apoplexy! […] ‘apoplexy!’”

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Chapter 18: His Mark

“‘I say, Quohog, blast ye! dost thou sign thy name or make thy mark?’”

“‘He got so frightened about his plaguy soul, that he shrinked and sheered away from whales, for fear of after-claps, in case he got stove and went to Davy Jones.’”

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Chapter 19: The Prophet

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Chapter 20: All Astir

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Chapter 21: Going Abroad

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Chapter 22: Merry Christmas

“a small choice copy of Watts in every seaman’s berth”

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Chapter 23: The Lee Shore

“straight up, leaps thy apotheosis!”


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Chapter 24: The Advocate

“that Egyptian mother, who bore offspring themselves pregnant from her womb”

“They may celebrate as they will the heroes of Exploring Expeditions, your Cooks, your Krusensterns; but I say that scores of anonymous Captains have sailed out of Nantucket, that were as great, and greater than your Cook and your Krusenstern.”

“And who pronounced our glowing eulogy in Parliament? Who, but Edmund Burke!”

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Chapter 25: Postscript

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Chapter 26: Knights and Squires

“who didst clothe with doubly hammered leaves of finest gold, the stumped and paupered arm of old Cervantes”

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Chapter 27: Knights and Squires

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Chapter 28: Ahab

“His whole high, broad form, seemed made of solid bronze, and shaped in an unalterable mould, like Cellini’s cast Perseus.”

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Chapter 29: Enter Ahab; to him, Stubb

“‘it’s a kind of Tic-Dolly-row they say—worse nor a toothache’”

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Chapter 30: The Pipe

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Chapter 31: Queen Mab

“Queen Mab”

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Chapter 32: Cetology

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Chapter 33: The Specksynder

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Chapter 34: The Cabin Table

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Chapter 35: The Mast-Head

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Chapter 36: The Quarter-Deck: Ahab and All

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Chapter 37: Sunset

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Chapter 38: Dusk

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Chapter 39: First Night-Watch

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Chapter 40: Forecastle—Midnight

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Chapter 41: Moby Dick

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Chapter 42: The Whiteness of the Whale

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Chapter 43: Hark!

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Chapter 44: The Chart

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Chapter 45: The Affidavit

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Chapter 46: Surmises

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Chapter 47: The Mat-Maker

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Chapter 48: The First Lowering

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Chapter 49: The Hyena

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Chapter 50: Ahab’s Boat and Crew—Fedallah

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Chapter 51: The Spirit-Spout

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Chapter 52: The Pequod Meets the Albatross

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Chapter 53: The Gam

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Chapter 54: The Town Ho’s Story

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Chapter 55: Monstrous Pictures of Whales

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Chapter 56: Less Erroneous Pictures of Whales

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Chapter 57: of Whales in Paint, in Teeth, &c.

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Chapter 58: Brit

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Chapter 59: Squid

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Chapter 60: The Line

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Chapter 61: Stubb Kills a Whale

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Chapter 62: The Dart

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Chapter 63: The Crotch

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Chapter 64: Stubb’s Supper

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Chapter 65: The Whale as a Dish

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Chapter 66: The Shark Massacre

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Chapter 67: Cutting In

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Chapter 68: The Blanket

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Chapter 69: The Funeral

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Chapter 70: The Sphinx

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Chapter 71: The Pequod Meets the Jeroboam—Her Story

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Chapter 72: The Monkey-Rope

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Chapter 73: Stubb and Flask Kill a Right Whale

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Chapter 74: The Sperm Whale’s Head

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Chapter 75: The Right Whale’s Head

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Chapter 76: The Battering Ram

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Chapter 77: The Great Heidelburgh Tun

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Chapter 78: Cistern and Buckets

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Chapter 79: The Prairie

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Chapter 80: The Nut

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Chapter 81: The Pequod Meets the Virgin

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Chapter 82: The Honor and Glory of Whaling

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Chapter 83: Jonah Historically Regarded

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Chapter 84: Pitchpoling

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Chapter 85: The Fountain

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Chapter 86: The Tail

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Chapter 87: The Grand Armada

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Chapter 88: Schools & Schoolmasters

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Chapter 89: Fast Fish and Loose Fish

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Chapter 90: Heads or Tails

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Chapter 91: The Pequod Meets the Rose Bud

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Chapter 92: Ambergris

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Chapter 93: The Castaway

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Chapter 94: A Squeeze of the Hand

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Chapter 95: The Cassock

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Chapter 96: The Try-Works

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Chapter 97: The Lamp

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Chapter 98: Stowing Down & Clearing Up

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Chapter 99: The Doubloon

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Chapter 100: The Pequod Meets the Samuel Enderby of London

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Chapter 101: The Decanter

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Chapter 102: A Bower in the Arsacides

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Chapter 103: Measurement of the Whale’s Skeleton

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Chapter 104: The Fossil Whale

“The Alabama doctors declared it a huge reptile, and bestowed upon it the name of Basilosaurus.”
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Chapter 105: Does the Whale Diminish?

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Chapter 106: Ahab’s Leg

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Chapter 107: The Carpenter

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Chapter 108: The Deck: Ahab and the Carpenter

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Chapter 109: The Cabin: Ahab and Starbuck

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Chapter 110: Queequeg in his Coffin

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Chapter 111: The Pacific

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Chapter 112: The Blacksmith

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Chapter 113: The Forge

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Chapter 114: The Gilder

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Chapter 115: The Pequod Meets the Bachelor

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Chapter 116: The Dying Whale

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Chapter 117: The Whale-Watch

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Chapter 118: The Quadrant

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Chapter 119: The Candles

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Chapter 120: The Deck

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Chapter 121: Midnight, on the F0recastle

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Chapter 122: Midnight, Aloft

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Chapter 123: The Musket

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Chapter 124: The Needle

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Chapter 125: The Log and Line

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Chapter 126: The Life-Buoy

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Chapter 127: Ahab and the Carpenter

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Chapter 128: The Pequod Meets the Rachel

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Chapter 129: The Cabin: Ahab and Pip

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Chapter 130: The Hat

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Chapter 131: The Pequod Meets the Delight

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Chapter 132: The Symphony

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Chapter 133: The Chase: First Day

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Chapter 134: The Chase: Second Day

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Chapter 135: The Chase: Third Day

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Epilogue

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