Citations:admeasurements

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English citations of admeasurements

1851
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  • 1851Herman Melville. Moby Dick.
    That's for us." "Aye, priests — well, how long do ye make him, then?" But hereupon a fierce contest rose among them, concerning feet and inches; they cracked each other's sconces with their yard-sticks — the great skull echoed — and seizing that lucky chance, I quickly concluded my own admeasurements.