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- At one end a ruminating tar was still further adorning it with his jack-knife, stooping over and diligently working away at the space between his legs.Chapters 1-3 -- Loomings; The Carpet-Bag; The Spouter-Inn (51% in)
- Between the marble cenotaphs on either hand of the pulpit, the wall which formed its back was adorned with a large painting representing a gallant ship beating against a terrible storm off a lee coast of black rocks and snowy breakers.Chapters 7-9 -- The Chapel; The Pulpit; The Sermon (31% in)
- And as that famous great tierce is mystically carved in front, so the whale's vast plaited forehead forms innumerable strange devices for the emblematical adornment of his wondrous tun.Chapters 76-78 -- The Battering-Ram; The Great Heidelburgh Tun; Cistern and Buckets (36% in)
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