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convention
used in Moby Dick

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something regarded as normal or typical
  • "Now, as you well know, it is not seldom the case in this conventional world of ours—watery or otherwise; that when a person placed in command over his fellow-men finds one of them to be very significantly his superior in general pride of manhood, straightway against that man he conceives an unconquerable dislike and bitterness; and if he have a chance he will pull down and pulverize that subaltern's tower, and make a little heap of dust of it.
    Chapters 52-54 -- The Albatross; The Gam; The Town-Ho's Story (39% in)

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