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  • Again, if the dart be successful, then at the second critical instant, that is, when the whale starts to run, the boatheader and harpooneer likewise start to running fore and aft, to the imminent jeopardy of themselves and every one else.

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

  • Again, if the dart be successful, then at the second critical instant, that is, when the whale starts to run, the boatheader and harpooneer likewise start to running fore and aft, to the imminent jeopardy of themselves and every one else.

    Moby Dick, or, the whale

  • Again, if the dart be successful, then at the second critical instant, that is, when the whale starts to run, the boatheader and harpooneer likewise start to running fore and aft, to the imminent jeopardy of themselves and every one else.

    Moby Dick: or, the White Whale

  • a seaman and boatheader as ever trod a whaleship's deck.

    John Frewen, South Sea Whaler 1904

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