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  • Moreover, as that of Heidelburgh was always replenished with the most excellent of the wines of the Rhenish valleys, so the tun of the whale contains by far the most precious of all his oily vintages; namely, the highly-prized spermaceti, in its absolutely pure, limpid, and odoriferous state.

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  • How might he describe me as I step limpidly across this wide parking lot, holding a fading bouquet of my own?
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • The male’s voice was dominant—a husky and furious baritone that all but drowned out the limpid Beethoven.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice

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