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- —and so saying I was unmethodically rushing up stairs again empty-handed, when Mrs. Hussey interposed the mustard-pot and vinegar-cruet, and the entire castor of her countenance.Chapters 16-18 -- The Ship; The Ramadan; His Mark (67% in)
- "Cook," here interposed Stubb, accompanying the word with a sudden slap on the shoulder,—"Cook! why, damn your eyes, you mustn't swear that way when you're preaching.Chapters 64-66 -- Stubb's Supper; The Whale as a Dish; The Shark Massacre (37% in)
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