Sentence Examples


  • With other men, perhaps, such things would not have been inducements; but as for me, I am tormented with an everlasting itch for things remote.
  • Let them talk of their oriental summer climes of everlasting conservatories; give me the privilege of making my own summer with my own coals.
  • They first caught crabs and quohogs in the sand; grown bolder, they waded out with nets for mackerel; more experienced, they pushed off in boats and captured cod; and at last, launching a navy of great ships on the sea, explored this watery world; put an incessant belt of circumnavigations round it; peeped in at Behring's Straits; and in all seasons and all oceans declared everlasting war with the mightiest animated mass that has survived the flood; most monstrous and most mountainous!
  • I mean, sir, the same ancient Catholic Church to which you and I, and Captain Peleg there, and Queequeg here, and all of us, and every mother's son and soul of us belong; the great and everlasting First Congregation of this whole worshipping world; we all belong to that; only some of us cherish some queer crotchets no ways touching the grand belief; in THAT we all join hands.
  • With all three masts making such an everlasting thundering against the side; and every sea breaking over us, fore and aft.

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