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Amsterdam
used in Moby Dick

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largest city of the Netherlands; known for its canals, museums, and multiculturalism
  • That's the way—THAT'S it; thy throat ain't spoiled with eating Amsterdam butter.
    Chapters 40-42 — Midnight, Forecastle; Moby Dick; The Whiteness of the Whale (3% in)
  • Among the Dutch whalemen these scraps are called "fritters"; which, indeed, they greatly resemble, being brown and crisp, and smelling something like old Amsterdam housewives' dough-nuts or oly-cooks, when fresh.
    Chapters 64-66 — Stubb's Supper; The Whale as a Dish; The Shark Massacre (72% in)
  • The title was, "Dan Coopman," wherefore I concluded that this must be the invaluable memoirs of some Amsterdam cooper in the fishery, as every whale ship must carry its cooper.
    Chapters 100-102 — The Pequod meets....; The Decanter; A Bower in the Arsacides (62% in)

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