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stanza
used in Moby Dick

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part of a poem or song that has other such parts—each part consisting of a fixed number of lines
  • This ended, in prolonged solemn tones, like the continual tolling of a bell in a ship that is foundering at sea in a fog—in such tones he commenced reading the following hymn; but changing his manner towards the concluding stanzas, burst forth with a pealing exultation and joy— "The ribs and terrors in the whale, Arched over me a dismal gloom, While all God's sun-lit waves rolled by, And lift me deepening down to doom.
    Chapters 7-9 -- The Chapel; The Pulpit; The Sermon (38% in)

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