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Moby Dick
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  • And thus the work proceeds; the two tackles hoisting and lowering simultaneously; both whale and windlass heaving, the heavers singing, the blubber-room gentlemen coiling, the mates scarfing, the ship straining, and all hands swearing occasionally, by way of assuaging the general friction.

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  • The panel will have an equal number of Democrats and Republicans to help assuage concern that it could be used for political ends.
  • The police chief made a statement that assuaged many people’s worst fears.

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