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- I looked through the key-hole; but the door opening into an odd corner of the room, the key-hole prospect was but a crooked and sinister one.Chapters 16-18 — The Ship; The Ramadan; His Mark (64% in)
- But it is only found on the sinister side, which has an ill effect, giving its owner something analogous to the aspect of a clumsy left-handed man.Chapters 31-33 — Queen Mab; Cetology; The Specksnyder (64% in)
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