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Moby Dick
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  • It is well known that at the coronation of kings and queens, even modern ones, a certain curious process of seasoning them for their functions is gone through.
  • Immemorial to all his order, this investiture alone will adequately protect him, while employed in the peculiar functions of his office.
  • If I say, that in any creature breathing is only a function indispensable to vitality, inasmuch as it withdraws from the air a certain element, which being subsequently brought into contact with the blood imparts to the blood its vivifying principle, I do not think I shall err; though I may possibly use some superfluous scientific words.

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  • I can't function on less than six hours of sleep a night; and I do best on nine.
  • My brain does not function as well when I'm under stress.

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