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hygiene
used in Moby Dick

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practices promoting the prevention of illness and maintenance of health — such as cleanliness or promoting sanitary conditions
  • I then went on, beginning with the rise and progress of the primitive religions, and coming down to the various religions of the present time, during which time I labored to show Queequeg that all these Lents, Ramadans, and prolonged ham-squattings in cold, cheerless rooms were stark nonsense; bad for the health; useless for the soul; opposed, in short, to the obvious laws of Hygiene and common sense.
    Chapters 16-18 -- The Ship; The Ramadan; His Mark (80% in)

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