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guise
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Moby Dick
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  • But could it be possible that any sober harpooneer would get into a door mat, and parade the streets of any Christian town in that sort of guise?
  • Peleg!" said Bildad, lifting his eyes and hands, "thou thyself, as I myself, hast seen many a perilous time; thou knowest, Peleg, what it is to have the fear of death; how, then, can’st thou prate in this ungodly guise.
  • The brigandish guise which the Canaller so proudly sports; his slouched and gaily-ribboned hat betoken his grand features.

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  • Under the guise of friendship he betrayed them.
  • the text of the Constitution has frequently been rewritten by the Supreme Court in the guise of interpretation.
    Law, Pragmatism, and Democracy  --  Richard A. Posner

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