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Moby Dick
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  • High times indeed, if whaling captains were wheeled about the water on castors like gouty old aldermen in patent chairs.

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  • aldermen usually represent city wards
  • Mary Whitney said she [Mrs. Parkinson] ought to have been the Alderman herself, as she was the better man.
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