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neutral
used in Moby Dick

3 uses
  • I do not suppose that for the world they would have profaned that moment with the slightest observation, even upon so neutral a topic as the weather.
    Chapters 34-36 -- The Cabin-Table; The Mast-Head; The Qarter-Deck--Ahab and all (9% in)
  • Then opening the slide a little, the Captain whispered something down the crack, closed it, and turned the key upon them—ten in number—leaving on deck some twenty or more, who thus far had remained neutral.
    Chapters 52-54 -- The Albatross; The Gam; The Town-Ho's Story (67% in)
  • Starbuck was an honest, upright man; but out of Starbuck's heart, at that instant when he saw the muskets, there strangely evolved an evil thought; but so blent with its neutral or good accompaniments that for the instant he hardly knew it for itself.
    Chapters 121-123 -- Midnight, on the Forecastle; Midnight, Aloft; The Musket (63% in)

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