- This august hump, if I mistake not, rises over one of the larger vertebrae, and is, therefore, in some sort, the outer convex mould of it.Chapters 79-81 -- The Prairie; The Nut; The Pequod Meets the Virgin (29% in)
- But this august dignity I treat of, is not the dignity of kings and robes, but that abounding dignity which has no robed investiture.Chapters 25-27 -- Postscript; Knights and Squires; Knights and Squires (40% in)
- ...pledge of honour; though in many climes, whiteness typifies the majesty of Justice in the ermine of the Judge, and contributes to the daily state of kings and queens drawn by milk-white steeds; though even in the higher mysteries of the most august religions it has been made the symbol of the divine spotlessness and power; by the Persian fire worshippers, the white forked flame being held the holiest on the altar; and in the Greek mythologies, Great Jove himself being made incarnate in...Chapters 40-42 -- Midnight, Forecastle; Moby Dick; The Whiteness of the Whale (64% in)
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