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Moby Dick
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  • Certainly, it needs a definition, and should be incorporated into the Lexicon.
  • An ancient Hawaiian war-club or spear-paddle, in its full multiplicity and elaboration of carving, is as great a trophy of human perseverance as a Latin lexicon.
  • And here be it said, that whenever it has been convenient to consult one in the course of these dissertations, I have invariably used a huge quarto edition of Johnson, expressly purchased for that purpose; because that famous lexicographer’s uncommon personal bulk more fitted him to compile a lexicon to be used by a whale author like me.
  • He was ever dusting his old lexicons and grammars, with a queer handkerchief, mockingly embellished with all the gay flags of all the known nations of the world.

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  • She speaks from the business, rather than the political, lexicon.
  • They are brutal, hardened; mercy is not in their lexicon.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day

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