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aspiration
used in Moby Dick

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a cherished desire
  • For young whales, in the highest health, and swelling with noble aspirations, prematurely cut off in the warm flush and May of life, with all their panting lard about them; even these brawny, buoyant heroes do sometimes sink.
    Chapters 79-81 -- The Prairie; The Nut; The Pequod Meets the Virgin (95% in)

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