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ubiquitous
used in Moby Dick

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being present everywhere or all the time
  • One of the wild suggestions referred to, as at last coming to be linked with the White Whale in the minds of the superstitiously inclined, was the unearthly conceit that Moby Dick was ubiquitous; that he had actually been encountered in opposite latitudes at one and the same instant of time.
    Chapters 40-42 -- Midnight, Forecastle; Moby Dick; The Whiteness of the Whale (33% in)
  • ...such prodigies as these; and knowing that after repeated, intrepid assaults, the White Whale had escaped alive; it cannot be much matter of surprise that some whalemen should go still further in their superstitions; declaring Moby Dick not only ubiquitous, but immortal (for immortality is but ubiquity in time); that though groves of spears should be planted in his flanks, he would still swim away unharmed; or if indeed he should ever be made to spout thick blood, such a sight would be...
    Chapters 40-42 -- Midnight, Forecastle; Moby Dick; The Whiteness of the Whale (37% in)
  • ...intrepid assaults, the White Whale had escaped alive; it cannot be much matter of surprise that some whalemen should go still further in their superstitions; declaring Moby Dick not only ubiquitous, but immortal (for immortality is but ubiquity in time); that though groves of spears should be planted in his flanks, he would still swim away unharmed; or if indeed he should ever be made to spout thick blood, such a sight would be but a ghastly deception; for again in unensanguined...
    Chapters 40-42 -- Midnight, Forecastle; Moby Dick; The Whiteness of the Whale (37% in)

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