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testimony
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
something that serves as evidence — especially a statement at a trial or hearing
  • But fortunately the special point I here seek can be established upon testimony entirely independent of my own.
    Chapters 43-45 — Hark!; The Chart; The Affidavit (64% in)
  • But as all else in him thinned, and his cheek-bones grew sharper, his eyes, nevertheless, seemed growing fuller and fuller; they became of a strange softness of lustre; and mildly but deeply looked out at you there from his sickness, a wondrous testimony to that immortal health in him which could not die, or be weakened.
    Chapters 109-111 — Ahab and Starbuck in the Cabin; Queequeg in his Coffin; The Pacific (39% in)
  • ...actually caulked and pitched their chests, and filled them; it was humorously added, that the cook had clapped a head on his largest boiler, and filled it; that the steward had plugged his spare coffee-pot and filled it; that the harpooneers had headed the sockets of their irons and filled them; that indeed everything was filled with sperm, except the captain's pantaloons pockets, and those he reserved to thrust his hands into, in self-complacent testimony of his entire satisfaction.
    Chapters 115-117 — The Pequod Meets The Bachelor; The Dying Whale; The Whale Watch (20% in)

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