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Moby Dick
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  • But like Czar Peter content to toil in the shipyards of foreign cities, Queequeg disdained no seeming ignominy, if thereby he might happily gain the power of enlightening his untutored countrymen.

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  • Can you enlighten me—I don’t understand this proposal
  • The book enlightens and entertains.

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