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annals
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
historical records

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reports of the work of a society or learned body
  • —STOWE'S ANNALS.
    Extracts (20% in)
  • Most famous in our Western annals and Indian traditions is that of the White Steed of the Prairies; a magnificent milk-white charger, large-eyed, small-headed, bluff-chested, and with the dignity of a thousand monarchs in his lofty, overscorning carriage.
    Chapters 40-42 -- Midnight, Forecastle; Moby Dick; The Whiteness of the Whale (75% in)
  • The ribs were hung with trophies; the vertebrae were carved with Arsacidean annals, in strange hieroglyphics; in the skull, the priests kept up an unextinguished aromatic flame, so that the mystic head again sent forth its vapoury spout; while, suspended from a bough, the terrific lower jaw vibrated over all the devotees, like the hair-hung sword that so affrighted Damocles.
    Chapters 100-102 -- The Pequod meets….; The Decanter; A Bower in the Arsacides (83% in)

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