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- There was excellent blood in his veins—royal stuff; though sadly vitiated, I fear, by the cannibal propensity he nourished in his untutored youth.Chapters 10-12 -- A Bosom Friend; Nightgown; Biographical (76% in)
- Hereby perhaps Stubb indirectly hinted, that though man loved his fellow, yet man is a money-making animal, which propensity too often interferes with his benevolence.Chapters 91-93 -- The Pequod Meets The Rose-Bud; Ambergris; The Castaway (88% in)
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