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plaudits
used in Moby Dick

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enthusiastic approval
  • But even granting the charge in question to be true; what disordered slippery decks of a whale-ship are comparable to the unspeakable carrion of those battle-fields from which so many soldiers return to drink in all ladies' plaudits?
    Chapters 22-24 -- Merry Christmas; The Lee Shore; The Advocate (63% in)

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