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Plato
used in Moby Dick

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ancient Athenian philosopher who did much to influence Western thinking; pupil of Socrates; teacher of Aristotle (428-347 BC)
  • How many, think ye, have likewise fallen into Plato's honey head, and sweetly perished there?
    Chapters 76-78 — The Battering-Ram; The Great Heidelburgh Tun; Cistern and Buckets (**% in)
  • And I am convinced that from the heads of all ponderous profound beings, such as Plato, Pyrrho, the Devil, Jupiter, Dante, and so on, there always goes up a certain semi-visible steam, while in the act of thinking deep thoughts.
    Chapters 85-87 — The Fountain; The Tail; The Grand Armada (20% in)

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