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auspices
used in Moby Dick

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with oversight and favor
  • But not content with this good deed, the indefatigable house again bestirred itself: Samuel and all his Sons—how many, their mother only knows—and under their immediate auspices, and partly, I think, at their expense, the British government was induced to send the sloop-of-war Rattler on a whaling voyage of discovery into the South Sea.
    Chapters 100-102 -- The Pequod meets….; The Decanter; A Bower in the Arsacides (49% in)

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