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abstract
used in Moby Dick

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abstract thought
Definition
of a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance
  • But most humble though he was, and far from furnishing an example of the high, humane abstraction; the Pequod's carpenter was no duplicate; hence, he now comes in person on this stage.
    Chapters 106-108 — Ahab's Leg; The Carpenter; Ahab and the Carpenter (29% in)

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  • He was a stript abstract; an unfractioned integral; uncompromised as a new-born babe; living without premeditated reference to this world or the next.
    Chapters 106-108 — Ahab's Leg; The Carpenter; Ahab and the Carpenter (48% in)
  • Seat thyself sultanically among the moons of Saturn, and take high abstracted man alone; and he seems a wonder, a grandeur, and a woe.
    Chapters 106-108 — Ahab's Leg; The Carpenter; Ahab and the Carpenter (27% in)

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