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democracy
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
a system of government in which citizens have power with equal votes
  • The centre and circumference of all democracy!
    Chapters 25-27 — Postscript; Knights and Squires; Knights and Squires (42% in)
  • It was the whaleman who first broke through the jealous policy of the Spanish crown, touching those colonies; and, if space permitted, it might be distinctly shown how from those whalemen at last eventuated the liberation of Peru, Chili, and Bolivia from the yoke of Old Spain, and the establishment of the eternal democracy in those parts.
    Chapters 22-24 — Merry Christmas; The Lee Shore; The Advocate (82% in)
  • In strange contrast to the hardly tolerable constraint and nameless invisible domineerings of the captain's table, was the entire care-free license and ease, the almost frantic democracy of those inferior fellows the harpooneers.
    Chapters 34-36 — The Cabin-Table; The Mast-Head; The Qarter-Deck—Ahab and all (18% in)

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