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farce
used in Moby Dick

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  • ...why it was exactly that those stage managers, the Fates, put me down for this shabby part of a whaling voyage, when others were set down for magnificent parts in high tragedies, and short and easy parts in genteel comedies, and jolly parts in farces—though I cannot tell why this was exactly; yet, now that I recall all the circumstances, I think I can see a little into the springs and motives which being cunningly presented to me under various disguises, induced me to set about...
    Chapters 1-3 -- Loomings; The Carpet-Bag; The Spouter-Inn (21% in)

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