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Moby Dick
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  • For even the high lifted and chivalric Crusaders of old times were not content to traverse two thousand miles of land to fight for their holy sepulchre, without committing burglaries, picking pockets, and gaining other pious perquisites by the way.
  • Because the Lord Warden is busily employed at times in fobbing his perquisites; which are his chiefly by virtue of that same fobbing of them.

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  • It’s the one perquisite allowed to the host, isn’t it, Frank?
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • The apple lay untouched on her desk until the next morning, when little Timothy Andrews, who swept the school and kindled the fire, annexed it as one of his perquisites.
    Lucy Maud Montgomery  --  Anne Of Green Gables

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