GOP politicians on both the state and federal level attack legal abortion with an obsession rivaling Captain Ahab.
Individuals abstain from food to express contrition (Ahab) or to prepare for divine revelation (Moses).
Nathan and David, Elijah and Ahab, have become universal types.
Step and growl; growl and go—that's the word with Captain Ahab.
Hostilities between Israel and Syria lasted to the days of Ahab.
Captain Ahab is all ready—just spoke to him—nothing more to be got from shore, eh?
Athaliah, whose name 131 gives its title to the tragedy, was daughter to the wicked king, Ahab.
And, as for Captain Ahab, no sign of him was yet to be seen; only, they said he was in the cabin.
Ancient Jewish tradition identified him with the man who had "drawn his bow at a venture" and slain King Ahab.
And all these subtle agencies, more and more they wrought on Ahab's texture.