Sentence Examples

  • But I have every reason to believe that the food of the sperm whale--squid or cuttle-fish--lurks at the bottom of that sea, because large creatures, but by no means the largest of that sort, have been found at its surface.
  • The great live squid, which, they say, few whale-ships ever beheld, and returned to their ports to tell of it.
  • At times, when closely pursued, he will disgorge what are supposed to be the detached arms of the squid; some of them thus exhibited exceeding twenty and thirty feet in length.
  • If to Starbuck the apparition of the Squid was a thing of portents, to Queequeg it was quite a different object.
  • I have forgotten to say that there were found in this ambergris, certain hard, round, bony plates, which at first Stubb thought might be sailors' trowsers buttons; but it afterwards turned out that they were nothing more than pieces of small squid bones embalmed in that manner.

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