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erudite
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Moby Dick
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  • For as the secrets of the currents in the seas have never yet been divulged, even to the most erudite research; so the hidden ways of the Sperm Whale when beneath the surface remain, in great part, unaccountable to his pursuers;
  • Dr. Johnson never attained to that erudition; Noah Webster’s ark does not hold it.
  • Did erudite Stubb, mounted upon your capstan, deliver lectures on the anatomy of the Cetacea; and by help of the windlass, hold up a specimen rib for exhibition?

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  • She is an erudite professor.
  • You can think like the Erudite, too.
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