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Moby Dick
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  • Wherefore, among whalemen, the spout is deemed poisonous; they try to evade it.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • By the time they have lounged up and down the promenade of the Equator awhile, they start for the Oriental waters in anticipation of the cool season there, and so evade the other excessive temperature of the year.  (not reviewed by editor)

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