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creed
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
any system of principles or beliefs
  • It must be so; yes, it's part of his creed, I suppose; well, then, let him rest; he'll get up sooner or later, no doubt.
    Chapters 16-18 -- The Ship; The Ramadan; His Mark (74% in)
  • He bolts down all events, all creeds, and beliefs, and persuasions, all hard things visible and invisible, never mind how knobby; as an ostrich of potent digestion gobbles down bullets and gun flints.
    Chapters 49-51 -- The Hyena; Ahab's Boat and Crew - Fedallah; The Spirit-Spout (2% in)

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