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generic
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Moby Dick
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  • The accursed shark alone can in any generic respect be said to bear comparative analogy to him.
  • A sort of generic or Pantheistic vitality seemed to lurk in their very joints and bones, after what might be called the individual life had departed.
  • But, besides the application to him of the generic remark above, this carpenter of the Pequod was singularly efficient in those thousand nameless mechanical emergencies continually recurring in a large ship, upon a three or four years’ voyage, in uncivilized and far-distant seas.
  • In the fishery, they usually go by the generic name of Gay-Headers.

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  • They looked like generic vitamins or allergy medicine, something ordinary.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • It’s one of the generic pictures that gets sold along with the picture frame, a shiny, happy advertisement for all the shiny, happy moments you can capture forever inside the 5" x 7" sterling silver frame with butterfly detail.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall

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