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  • The transition is a keen one, I assure you, from a schoolmaster to a sailor, and requires a strong decoction of Seneca and the Stoics to enable you to grin and bear it.
  • This Right Whale I take to have been a Stoic; the Sperm Whale, a Platonian, who might have taken up Spinoza in his latter years.

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  • She suffered quietly, courageously, with a stoic acceptance of her illness.
  • If she was heart-broken, it didn’t show. I still don’t know if her stoicism is for show or if she really doesn’t allow herself to feel emotion even in private moments.

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