But the rifle of Uncas was deliberately raised toward the heavens, directing
the eyes of his companions to a point, where the mystery was immediately explained.
At some paces from Alice, with his arms uplifted in the air, the carpenter made a gesture as if directing
downward a slow, ponderous, and invisible weight upon the maiden.
But calm, snow-white, and unvarying; still directing
its fountain of feathers to the sky; still beckoning us on from before, the solitary jet would at times be descried.
So with stun-sail piled on stun-sail, we sailed along, driving these leviathans before us; when, of a sudden, the voice of Tashtego was heard, loudly directing
attention to something in our wake.
The men had left a long line of hogs in various stages of preparation, and the foreman was directing
the feeble efforts of a score or two of clerks and stenographers and office boys to finish up the job and get them into the chilling rooms.