Sentence Examples

  • The first who gave more accurate information was the Scottish whaler, Captain William Scoresby, jun.
  • From this point the north-east coast remained unexplored, though a sight was reported in 1670 by a whaler named Lambert, and again in 1775 as far north as 79° by Daines Barrington, until a Danish expedition under Mylius Erichsen in 1906-1908 explored it, discovering North-East Foreland, the easternmost point (see Polar Regions and map).
  • When a new-hatched savage running wild about his native woodlands in a grass clout, followed by the nibbling goats, as if he were a green sapling; even then, in Queequeg's ambitious soul, lurked a strong desire to see something more of Christendom than a specimen whaler or two.
  • I had not a little relied upon Queequeg's sagacity to point out the whaler best fitted to carry us and our fortunes securely.
  • In his youth Daggoo had voluntarily shipped on board of a whaler, lying in a lonely bay on his native coast.

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