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Moby Dick
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  • But as all my remonstrances produced no effect upon Queequeg,
  • I was going to remonstrate; but he silenced me by pouring them into my trowsers’ pockets.
  • Not reasoning; not remonstrance; not entreaty wilt thou hearken to; all this thou scornest.
  • This was the tormented surgeon, who, after in vain remonstrating against the proceedings of the day, had betaken himself to the Captain’s round-house (CABINET he called it) to avoid the pest; but still, could not help yelling out his entreaties and indignations at times.
  • And when those defendants were remonstrated with, their captain snapped his fingers in the plaintiffs’ teeth, and assured them that by way of doxology to the deed he had done, he would now retain their line, harpoons, and boat, which had remained attached to the whale at the time of the seizure.

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  • When she has a complaint with her staff, she will remonstrate quietly and in private.
  • The lawyers will remonstrate that we’re starting without a written agreement, but we trust each other.

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