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- Over his ivory-inlaid table, Ahab presided like a mute, maned sea-lion on the white coral beach, surrounded by his warlike but still deferential cubs.Chapters 34-36 — The Cabin-Table; The Mast-Head; The Qarter-Deck—Ahab and all (8% in)
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