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- The firmaments of air and sea were hardly separable in that all-pervading azure; only, the pensive air was transparently pure and soft, with a woman's look, and the robust and man-like sea heaved with long, strong, lingering swells, as Samson's chest in his sleep.Chapters 130-132 — The Hat; The Pequod meets the Delight; The Symphony (58% in)
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