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deduction
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Moby Dick
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deduction
Used in
Moby Dick
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  • For, thought Ahab, while even the highest earthly felicities ever have a certain unsignifying pettiness lurking in them, but, at bottom, all heartwoes, a mystic significance, and, in some men, an archangelic grandeur; so do their diligent tracings-out not belie the obvious deduction.  (not reviewed by editor)

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