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aesthetic
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
related to beauty or good taste — often referring to one's appreciation of beauty or one's sense of what is beautiful

or:

beautiful or tasteful
  • But if, in the face of all this, you still declare that whaling has no aesthetically noble associations connected with it...
    Chapters 22-24 -- Merry Christmas; The Lee Shore; The Advocate (87% in)
aesthetically = with a kind of beauty
  • Of late years the Manilla rope has in the American fishery almost entirely superseded hemp as a material for whale-lines; for, though not so durable as hemp, it is stronger, and far more soft and elastic; and I will add (since there is an aesthetics in all things), is much more handsome and becoming to the boat, than hemp.
    Chapters 58-60 -- Brit; Squid; The Line (63% in)

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