Sentence Examples

  • But these are all landsmen; of week days pent up in lath and plaster--tied to counters, nailed to benches, clinched to desks.
  • As Queequeg and I are now fairly embarked in this business of whaling; and as this business of whaling has somehow come to be regarded among landsmen as a rather unpoetical and disreputable pursuit; therefore, I am all anxiety to convince ye, ye landsmen, of the injustice hereby done to us hunters of whales.
  • Many are the men, small and great, old and new, landsmen and seamen, who have at large or in little, written of the whale.
  • Almost any one must have noticed that all the fish familiar to landsmen have not a flat, but a vertical, or up-and-down tail.
  • Though this fish, whose loud sonorous breathing, or rather blowing, has furnished a proverb to landsmen, is so well known a denizen of the deep, yet is he not popularly classed among whales.

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