"azimuth compass observations," and "approximate errors," he knows very well, Captain Sleet, that he was not so much immersed in those profound magnetic meditations, as to fail being attracted occasionally towards that well replenished little case-bottle, so nicely tucked in on one side of his crow’s nest, within easy reach of his hand.
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The state has approximately as many Republicans as Democrats.
The circumference of the earth is approximately 24,900 miles at the equator.