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garrison
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Moby Dick
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  • …that had last hailed him, and maddened by his long entombment in a place as black as the bowels of despair; it was then that Steelkilt proposed to the two Canallers, thus far apparently of one mind with him, to burst out of their hole at the next summoning of the garrison; and armed with their keen mincing knives (long, crescentic, heavy implements with a handle at each end) run amuck from the bowsprit to the taffrail; and if by any devilishness of desperation possible, seize the ship.

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  • the US Army Garrison in Seoul, Korea
  • American soldiers have been garrisoned in Germany since the end of the Second World War.

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