But, with a full grown leviathan
this is impossible; for the sperm whale's head embraces nearly one third of his entire bulk, and completely to suspend such a burden as that, even by the immense tackles of a whaler, this were as vain a thing as to attempt weighing a Dutch barn in jewellers' scales The Pequod's whale being decapitated and the body stripped, the head was hoisted against the ship's side --about half way out of the sea, so that it might yet in great part be buoyed up by its native element.
I wish to be a better man than I have been, than I am; as Job's leviathan
broke the spear, the dart, and the habergeon, hindrances which others count as iron and brass, I will esteem but straw and rotten wood.
Keeping his footing on the heaving deck by clutching the bulwarks, my brother looked past this charging leviathan
at the Martians again, and he saw the three of them now close together, and standing so far out to sea that their tripod supports were almost entirely submerged.
We know how easily the great Leviathan
may be led, when once there is a hook in his nose or a bridle in his jaws.
The fog seemed to break away as though split by a wedge, and the bow of a steamboat emerged, trailing fog-wreaths on either side like seaweed on the snout of Leviathan
The grease and chemicals that are poured into it undergo all sorts of strange transformations, which are the cause of its name; it is constantly in motion, as if huge fish were feeding in it, or great leviathans
disporting themselves in its depths.
And it is as much a world's wonder, to men and women of imagination, as the steel mills of Homestead or the turbine leviathans
that curve across the Atlantic Ocean in four and a half days.
Before me the sun, moon, and stars, Behind me the phoenix doth clang; In the morning I lash my leviathans
, And I bathe my feet in Fusang.
Out of the school perhaps he would reach a score of the leviathans
, his bullets biting into them like whip-lashes, so that each, like a colt surprised by the stock-whip, would leap in the air, or with a flirt of tail dive under the surface, and then charge madly across the ocean and away from sight in a foam-churn of speed.
When she had exhibited these leviathans
of public announcement to the astonished child, she brought forth specimens of the lesser fry in the shape of hand-bills, some of which were couched in the form of parodies on popular melodies, as 'Believe me if all Jarley's wax-work so rare'--'I saw thy show in youthful prime'--'Over the water to Jarley;' while, to consult all tastes, others were composed with a view to the lighter and more facetious spirits, as a parody on the favourite air of 'If I had a donkey,' beginning
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63, President Abraham Lincoln's steam locomotive and his ornate funeral car that bore the body of the assassinated president home 150 years ago.