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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

It's an alarming trend to see two and we're basically in the middle of whale season.

David Schofield

[The whale] is going to come to us when it's time, ... We're not pressured.

Keith Johnson

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

Back in 1980, whale watching surpassed whaling as an industry. Now it's worth about four times as much. Whale watching provides far, far more jobs to people than whaling ever did. Whale watching has become an ally in the fight to end whaling.

Paul Watson

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

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

They have a lot of experience. They know exactly what they're doing, and they are the only two people trained to that level who can actually get in an inflatable and work with a whale.

Naomi Mcintosh

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

Pat Olmi

We caught up with the whalers again late last night and saw seven whale carcasses on the deck.

Shane Rattenbury

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

The whale has always flirted with this kind of danger. It was like that old children's cartoon, 'Are you my mother?' Orcas are very social animals, and this was the only way to get his social needs met.

Fred Felleman

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

Chad Truxall

They carried the play. (Reps goalie) Nick Rausch played a whale of a game. He made some unbelievable saves.

Rex Luxton

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 large whale was taken betwixt my land abutting on the Thames and Greenwich, which drew an infinite concourse to see it, by water, horse, coach, and on foot, from London, and all parts. ... It would have destroyed all the boats, but ... after a long conflict, it was killed with a harping iron, struck in the head, out of which spouted blood and water.

John Evelyn

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

We are observing the whale sharks.

Governor Miguel Dominguez

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

William Rose Benet