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Moby Dick
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  • Something of the salt sea yet lingered in old Bildad’s language, heterogeneously mixed with Scriptural and domestic phrases.
  • Now, Bildad, like Peleg, and indeed many other Nantucketers, was a Quaker, the island having been originally settled by that sect; and to this day its inhabitants in general retain in an uncommon measure the peculiarities of the Quaker, only variously and anomalously modified by things altogether alien and heterogeneous.

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  • the population of the United States is vast and heterogeneous
  • At the present time my mind is so full of heterogeneous matter that I almost despair of ever being able to put it in order.
    Helen Keller  --  Story of My Life

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