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- In the British Greenland Fishery, under the corrupted title of Specksioneer, this old Dutch official is still retained, but his former dignity is sadly abridged.Chapters 31-33 -- Queen Mab; Cetology; The Specksnyder (88% in)
- In the abridged London edition of 1807, there are plates of an alleged "whale" and a "narwhale."Chapters 55-57 -- Monstrous Pictures of Whales; Less Erroneous Pictures of Whales; Whales in Paint…. (24% in)
There are no more uses of "abridge" in Moby Dick.
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