Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. whal, AS. hwæl,; akin to D. wal,visch, G. wal, wal,fisch, OHG. wal, Icel. hvalr, Dan. & Sw. hval, hval,fisk. Cf. Narwhal Walrus
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Form of wale.
The Island of Disko is also called Whale Island.
"The English at the North Pole" by Jules Verne
The whale, which lives in the ocean of the Frigid Zone, is also very useful.
"Where We Live" by Emilie Van Beil Jacobs
Look-out men were sent aloft, for they were now approaching a part of the ocean where whales were in those days likely to be found.
"The Voyage of the "Steadfast"" by W.H.G. Kingston
The whale itself, it is believed, could not exist in the warm waters of the stream.
"A Voyage round the World" by W.H.G. Kingston
Stormy weather now forced them into a sound which they named Whale Sound from the number of whales they discovered here.
"A Book of Discovery" by Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge
At length whales becoming scarce, the two captains agreed to proceed westward across the Pacific to the Japan whaling ground.
"The Two Whalers" by W.H.G. Kingston
The next day the whole crew were busily employed in getting the whale boats ready and the gear fitted.
"Archibald Hughson" by W.H.G. Kingston
Whale-oil was whale-oil then, and whale-oil and New Bedford were synonymous.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 11 (of 14)" by Elbert Hubbard
The whale was dead, I was sure.
"Swept Out to Sea" by W. Bertram Foster
These whales are much less than other whales, not being longer than seven ells.
"The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II" by A.E. Nordenskieold
And if my little girl should weep,
Little ships with torn sails
Go headlong down among the deep
"A Mother's Song" by Francis Ledwidge
Into my ear the blushing Whale
Stammers his love. I know
Why the Rhinoceros is sad,
--Ah, child! 'twas long ago.
"The Oneness Of The Philosopher With Nature" by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
It's to-day the boats are sailing
To the North Sea for the whaling:
To the high seas and the wide
They are going on the full tide.
"School" by Cicely Fox Smith
We are not what we might be; what we are
Outlaws all extrapolation
Beyond the interval of now and here:
White whales are gone with the white ocean.
"Two Lovers And A Beachcomber" by Sylvia Plath
And he says to me, "If a way there be
To murder a whale in a storm —
It's to bandage his eyes and smother his cries
With a bottle o' chloroform."
"What Ho! She Blows!" by Wallace Irwin
No doubt tomorrow the world will be too straight.
Five hundred miles an hour will churn our dreams
Like surprised whales, when we lie a dead weight
In an ignorant sleep, and things will be what they seem.
"Progression" by Francis Scarfe
Farmland and whales can be seen from a mostly coastal trail north of Cabo San Lucas.
THE EXPERIENCE Farmland, cacti, and whales are among the scenery along this mostly coastal trail about 90 minutes north of Cabo San Lucas.
Searching for friendly whales in Baja's San Ignacio Lagoon.
SeaWorld to care for 4 beached whales.
The 17 other whales died of natural causes or had to be euthanized.
Beached whales stoke island feast.
22 whales beached on Florida coast.
NOAA Monitors Beached Beluga Whales near Hope.
Whales in trouble in Turnagain Arm Tuesday evening.
Dead whale found in Boston Harbor .
50-foot whale found dead in Boston Harbor .
Dead whale, more than 50 feet long, found in Boston Harbor .
Dimon's Volcker Rule Contradiction : On Hedging, Prop Trading, And The London Whale.
The Gray Whale Obstacle Course.
Once hunted to the brink of extinction, the gray whale has made an amazing comeback in the last 80 years.
Slow oscillations of contractile rings start from several minutes per period; the highest frequencies of active oscillations in hair cells could exceed 100kHz, e.g. during high frequency sound detection in bats and whales. I thank S.
Mechanical oscillations at the cellular scale
Whaling, “A state in C12 predicted from astrophysical evidence”, Phys.
Anthropic principle in cosmology
Oil lamps were fueled with olive oil, ﬁs h oil, whale oil, and sesame oil.
Simple circuit theory and the solution of two electricity problems from the Victorian Age
The reason for the inclusion of noise is the fact that zooplankton interact with ﬁsh and whales which are present in even smaller numbers and are far from being evenly distributed.
Stochastic population dynamics in turbulent fields
There is no need of human culture and grandmothers teaching their grand children to explain menopause, and indeed similar effects have been observed in many animals, not just in pilot whales as was thought long ago.
The Penna Model of Biological Aging