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- For not only do fabulous rumors naturally grow out of the very body of all surprising terrible events,—as the smitten tree gives birth to its fungi; but, in maritime life, far more than in that of terra firma, wild rumors abound, wherever there is any adequate reality for them to cling to.Chapters 40-42 — Midnight, Forecastle; Moby Dick; The Whiteness of the Whale (24% in)
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