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- Thou shalt see it shining in the arm that wields a pick or drives a spike; that democratic dignity which, on all hands, radiates without end from God; Himself!Chapters 25-27 -- Postscript; Knights and Squires; Knights and Squires (41% in)
- Such is the subtle elasticity of the organ I treat of, that whether wielded in sport, or in earnest, or in anger, whatever be the mood it be in, its flexions are invariably marked by exceeding grace.Chapters 85-87 -- The Fountain; The Tail; The Grand Armada (30% in)
- Nevertheless, this old man's was a patient hammer wielded by a patient arm.Chapters 112-114 -- The Blacksmith; The Forge; The Gilder (5% in)
There are no more uses of "wield" in Moby Dick.
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