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omit
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Moby Dick
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  • But I omit them as altogether obsolete; and can hardly help suspecting them for mere sounds, full of Leviathanism, but signifying nothing.
  • Nor, in some historic instances, has the art of human malice omitted so potent an auxiliary.
  • It should not have been omitted that previous to completely stripping the body of the leviathan, he was beheaded.
  • Be all this as it may, his voice was now often heard hailing the three mast-heads and admonishing them to keep a bright look-out, and not omit reporting even a porpoise.
  • Now, I consider that the phrenologists have omitted an important thing in not pushing their investigations from the cerebellum through the spinal canal.
  • But what it was that inscrutable Ahab said to that tiger-yellow crew of his—these were words best omitted here; for you live under the blessed light of the evangelical land.
  • Nor must there be omitted another strange attestation of the antiquity of the whale, in his own osseous post-diluvian reality, as set down by the venerable John Leo, the old Barbary traveller.

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  • She recounted the whole story except that she omitted names.
  • He omitted a few details to place himself in a more favorable light.

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