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mutiny
used in Moby Dick

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open rebellion against authority — especially by seamen or soldiers against their officers
  • Still, no sign of mutiny reappeared among the rest.
    Chapters 52-54 -- The Albatross; The Gam; The Town-Ho's Story (79% in)
  • They may scorn cash now; but let some months go by, and no prospective promise of it to them, and then this same quiescent cash all at once mutinying in them, this same cash would soon cashier Ahab.
    Chapters 46-48 -- Surmises; The Mat-Maker; The First Lowering (13% in)
  • "Steelkilt leaped on the barricade, and striding up and down there, defied the worst the pistols could do; but gave the captain to understand distinctly, that his (Steelkilt's) death would be the signal for a murderous mutiny on the part of all hands.
    Chapters 52-54 -- The Albatross; The Gam; The Town-Ho's Story (62% in)
  • At sunrise he summoned all hands; and separating those who had rebelled from those who had taken no part in the mutiny, he told the former that he had a good mind to flog them all round—thought, upon the whole, he would do so—he ought to—justice demanded it; but for the present, considering their timely surrender, he would let them go with a reprimand, which he accordingly administered in the vernacular.
    Chapters 52-54 -- The Albatross; The Gam; The Town-Ho's Story (74% in)

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