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ventricles
used in Moby Dick

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pumping chambers of the heart
  • But though the Lakeman had induced the seamen to adopt this sort of passiveness in their conduct, he kept his own counsel (at least till all was over) concerning his own proper and private revenge upon the man who had stung him in the ventricles of his heart.
    Chapters 52-54 — The Albatross; The Gam; The Town-Ho's Story (81% in)

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