Besides though New Bedford has of late been gradually monopolising the business of whaling, and though in this matter poor old Nantucket is now much behind her, yet Nantucket was her great original—the Tyre of this Carthage;—the place where the first dead American whale was stranded.
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Carthage is being resettled today as a suburb of Tunis.
He thought of the slaves deep under the street levels of Carthage before the Romans came and destroyed the city.