Usage examples for whale

  1. On their way they found a dead whale and cooked and ate of it; the next day they found another and again indulged. – The New North by Agnes Deans Cameron
  2. However," said the doctor, grimly, " I should like to whale some sense into you with a club!" – A Woman Named Smith by Marie Conway Oemler
  3. Then he went along the beach till he came to the Whale. – Stories to Tell to Children by Sara Cone Bryant
  4. A little before the death of Oliver, the Protector, a Whale came into the river Thames, and was taken at Greenwich, -- feet long. – Miscellanies upon Various Subjects by John Aubrey
  5. If I were a shark you'd be afraid of me, and if I were a whale I could not begin to get into your heart. – Castle Craneycrow by George Barr McCutcheon
  6. It is well there are no such things at sea, or we should never have taken a single whale- and then he paints those he finds so beautifully." – An Old Sailor's Yarns by Nathaniel Ames
  7. " Better put them things in the shed," Parker advised, " looks like a whale of a storm is coming." – The Ramblin' Kid by Earl Wayland Bowman
  8. He was then as far north as the whale- hunters ever go. – The Discovery of Muscovy etc. by Richard Hakluyt
  9. Now, the Western Islands is a great place of resort for the whale, and thither had the Gulf Stream been commissioned to convey immense quantities of its peculiar food. – The Ocean and its Wonders by R.M. Ballantyne
  10. During the whole of our stay on the coast of the Chukch country we did not see a single whale. – The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II by A.E. Nordenskieold
  11. One town officer was there who advised the teacher to " whale" me, but I mean no " honorable mention." – The Art of Public Speaking by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
  12. Grenfell found that the white man, green to the business of dog- driving or whale- hunting, had to win the respect of the Eskimo. – Grenfell: Knight-Errant of the North by Fullerton Waldo
  13. He had prayers every day, when the weather permitted, in his cabin, and a service on the Sunday for the whale of the crew, while I never heard a harsh or wrong expression escape his lips. – On the Banks of the Amazon by W.H.G. Kingston
  14. For mixed companies a whale is one of the best and the easiest things to talk about that I know of. – "Speaking of Operations--" by Irvin S. Cobb
  15. They would then follow and pick up the whale. – Seed of the Arctic Ice by H. G. Winter
  16. Ye saw him, when he in all his martial array sprang forwards and backwards, higher than he himself was tall, and if he sprang into the sea he swam like a whale. – Pictures of Sweden by Hans Christian Andersen
  17. When Petersen once was in great danger of drowning on the Elbe, he thought himself like the prophet Jonas, who was cast by the Lord into the body of a whale because he would not proclaim the secret of the Lord's word; and in this hour of danger he vowed that henceforth he would no longer conceal from the world his great secret. – Pictures of German Life in the XVIIIth and XIXth Centuries, Vol. I. by Gustav Freytag
  18. Each of its high posts was tipped with a white point, carved from the bone of a whale. – Georgina of the Rainbows by Annie Fellows Johnston