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ethereal
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Moby Dick
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  • …and castaways, I shall hereafter ascribe high qualities, though dark; weave round them tragic graces; if even the most mournful, perchance the most abased, among them all, shall at times lift himself to the exalted mounts; if I shall touch that workman’s arm with some ethereal light; if I shall spread a rainbow over his disastrous set of sun; then against all mortal critics bear me out in it, thou Just Spirit of Equality, which hast spread one royal mantle of humanity over all my kind!

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  • The dancer’s grace, the flowing costume, and the ethereal melody created the impression that she floated through air.
  • physical rather than ethereal forms

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