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  • Now, by all odds, the most ancient extant portrait anyways purporting to be the whale’s, is to be found in the famous cavern-pagoda of Elephanta, in India.
  • But quitting all these unprofessional attempts, let us glance at those pictures of leviathan purporting to be sober, scientific delineations, by those who know.
  • In this book is an outline purporting to be a "Picture of a Physeter or Spermaceti whale, drawn by scale from one killed on the coast of Mexico, August, 1793, and hoisted on deck."

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  • They purport to support the legislation out of concern for the environment, but I suspect profit is their primary motive.
  • They purport that the poll is unbiased and shows that Americans who are acquainted with the facts support the legislation.

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