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  • Now, the first time Ahab was perched aloft; ere he had been there ten minutes; one of those red-billed savage sea-hawks which so often fly incommodiously close round the manned mast-heads of whalemen in these latitudes; one of these birds came wheeling and screaming round his head in a maze of untrackably swift circlings.

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  • a commodious building suitable for conventions
  • I told them that I wished to rent a furnished house not too near the town, commodious enough to allow for two separate suites of rooms.
    Jean Rhys  --  Wide Sargasso Sea

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