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passage
used in Moby Dick

4 uses
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Definition
a short part of a longer written work
  • I have particularly questioned him concerning this passage in Langsdorff. He substantiates every word.
    Chapters 43-45 — Hark!; The Chart; The Affidavit (83% in)
passage = a short part of a longer written work
  • True enough, thought I, as this passage occurred to my mind—old black-letter, thou reasonest well.
    Chapters 1-3 — Loomings; The Carpet-Bag; The Spouter-Inn (35% in)
  • passage = a short part of a longer written work
  • How wildly it heightens the effect of that passage in Froissart, when, masked in the snowy symbol of their faction, the desperate White Hoods of Ghent murder their bailiff in the market-place!
    Chapters 40-42 — Midnight, Forecastle; Moby Dick; The Whiteness of the Whale (80% in)
  • passage = a short part of a longer written work
  • All these particulars are faithfully narrated here, as they will not fail to elucidate several most important, however intricate passages, in scenes hereafter to be painted.
    Chapters 61-63 — Stubb Kills a Whale; The Dart; The Crotch (**% in)
passages = short parts of longer written works
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