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Hamlet: Do you see yonder cloud that's almost in shape of a camel?Polonius: By the mass, and 'tis like a camel, indeed.Hamlet: Methinks it is like a weasel. Polonius: It is backed like a weasel. Hamlet: Or like a whale? Polonius: Very like a whale.

William Shakespeare

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Size isn't everything. The whale is endangered, while the ant continues to do just fine.

William E Bill Vaughan

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This whale has been in water that has only been a few meters deep. We mustn't forget that its normal habitat is 1,000 meters below sea level.

Martin Garside

I would never propose an experiment of any kind that I thought could possibly harm a whale.

Chris Clark

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I'm worried. We are just starting the year and already we seem to see a dead whale every day. Something is happening there and it needs to be investigated.

Homero Aridjis

Scrimshaw on cow horns is only common in Australia, and in the Wild West. It usually involved ex-seamen who had learnt their skills carving whale bones, then ended up on the land.

Tom Thompson

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They actually put devices on the animal to slow it down, floating buoys with hooks that was already attached to the line, to the whale.

David Schofield

When she entered the North Sea, she was probably a very fit and healthy whale. The ultimate cause of death is believed to be the result of a combination of factors including severe dehydration, some muscle damage and reduction of kidney function.

Paul Jepson

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Kenneth pitched a whale of a game. Brandon got a couple of cheap hits off him. He did a good job.

Pat Olmi

It was already dehydrated, hadn't been feeding and being out of the water would have, in effect, shriveled the animal's internal organs. It was essential to try to take the whale out to sea on the barge, but there was always the risk this would happen.

Leila Sadler

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He had all three of his pitches working and had some key strikeouts with runners on base. He pitched a whale of a game.

Mike Shimek

It was a whale of a football game (against West), and we talk about being family all the time and when families are hurting, you pull together even more, and I certainly hope our kids will do that and go back and understand we had a tremendous season.

Walt Davis

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This is a North Atlantic right whale. I'm going to use it (later) during school presentations.

Chad Truxall

We have sat on the river bank and caught catfish with pin hooks. The time has come to harpoon a whale.

John Hope Franklin

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He played a whale of a game. He's getting confident and that's by design. We started him of slow and build with him and he is developing into a first-class quarterback.

Scott Tinsley

A whale in the shallow water of the River Thames is like a human lost in the heat of the Sahara desert.

Laila Sadler

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They haven't beat us in six years. I know they've been looking forward to this all year. It'll be a whale of a game.

Todd Shirley

There are probably many children who may remember seeing this bottle-nosed whale in London and in the future I hope that they may become marine mammal enthusiasts and conservationists.

Paul Jepson

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Time, the dark whale, spouts blithely from his spiracleA jet of memory that makes glad the sun.

William Rose Benet

If you go to any reef around the world, except for those that are really protected, the sharks are gone. Their value is so great that completely harmless sharks, like whale sharks, are killed, for their fins.

Ransom Myers

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