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Moby Dick
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uniform
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Moby Dick
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  • The Sperm Whale blows as a clock ticks, with the same undeviating and reliable uniformity.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • For the strain constantly kept up by the windlass continually keeps the whale rolling over and over in the water, and as the blubber in one strip uniformly peels off along the line called the "scarf," simultaneously cut by the spades of Starbuck and Stubb, the mates; and just as fast as it is thus peeled off, and indeed by that very act itself, it is all the time being hoisted higher and higher aloft till its upper end grazes the main-top; the men at the windlass then cease heaving,  (not reviewed by editor)

Samples from Other Sources
  • A diverse committee will provide a better solution than one that is uniform.

  • a street of uniform tall white buildings

  • The gravitational pull between the moon and the Earth is not uniform.

  • The uniformity did not surprise Eddie.
    Mitch Albom  --  The Five People You Meet in Heaven

  • I tried to make out whether they were members of the family or what; but they were all uniformly classical.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  A Farewell to Arms

  • They [the rats] had devoured, in spite of all my efforts to prevent them, all but a small remnant of the contents of the dish. I had fallen into an habitual see-saw, or wave of the hand about the platter: and, at length, the unconscious uniformity of the movement deprived it of effect.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Pit and the Pendulum
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