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rapt
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
deeply interested and focused upon — often while admiring
  • In what rapt ether sails the world, of which the weariest will never weary?
    Chapters 112-114 -- The Blacksmith; The Forge; The Gilder (95% in)
  • That office consists in mincing the horse-pieces of blubber for the pots; an operation which is conducted at a curious wooden horse, planted endwise against the bulwarks, and with a capacious tub beneath it, into which the minced pieces drop, fast as the sheets from a rapt orator's desk.
    Chapters 94-96 -- A Squeeze of the Hand; The Cassock; The Try-Works (47% in)

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