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Cape of Good Hope
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Moby Dick
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  • Cape of Good Hope, do they call ye?
  • He might have carried him round by the way of the Cape of Good Hope.
  • For by a Portuguese Catholic priest, this very idea of Jonah’s going to Nineveh via the Cape of Good Hope was advanced as a signal magnification of the general miracle.
  • (AS TOLD AT THE GOLDEN INN) The Cape of Good Hope, and all the watery region round about there, is much like some noted four corners of a great highway, where you meet more travellers than in any other part.
  • Besides, this idea of Jonah’s weathering the Cape of Good Hope at so early a day would wrest the honour of the discovery of that great headland from Bartholomew Diaz, its reputed discoverer, and so make modern history a liar.
  • "Yes, yes, round the Cape of Good Hope is the shortest way to Nantucket," soliloquized Starbuck suddenly, heedless of Stubb’s question.

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  • "It came all the way from Africa, from the Cape of Good Hope," Hannah told her.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond

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