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Ptolemaic System
used in Moby Dick

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pre-Copernicus theory that supported the belief that the planets revolve around the earth which was thought to be the center of the universe
  • As Ptolemy Philopater testified of the African elephant, I then testified of the whale, pronouncing him the most devout of all beings.
    Chapters 85-87 — The Fountain; The Tail; The Grand Armada (39% in)

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