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Grand Canal
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Moby Dick
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  • Nor does it at all diminish the curiousness of this matter, that to many thousands of our rural boys and young men born along its line, the probationary life of the Grand Canal furnishes the sole transition between quietly reaping in a Christian corn-field, and recklessly ploughing the waters of the most barbaric seas.

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of Venice Define
the most important canal in Venice, Italy -- a famous route for tourists on gondolas
of China Define
longest canal in the world (about 1000 miles) in eastern China
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