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  • Queequeg was a native of Rokovoko, an island far away to the

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

  • Rokovoko, it seems, at their wedding feasts express the fragrant water of young cocoanuts into a large stained calabash like a punchbowl; and this punchbowl always forms the great central ornament on the braided mat where the feast is held.

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

  • Queequeg was a native of Rokovoko, an island far away to the West and

    Moby Dick, or, the whale

  • Now a certain grand merchant ship once touched at Rokovoko, and its commander -- from all accounts,

    Moby Dick: or, the White Whale

  • Now a certain grand merchant ship once touched at Rokovoko, and its commander -- from all accounts, a very stately punctilious gentleman, at least for a sea captain -- this commander was invited to the wedding feast of Queequeg's sister, a pretty young princess just turned of ten.

    Moby-Dick, or, The Whale

  • The people of his island of Rokovoko, it seems, at their wedding feasts express the fragrant water of young cocoanuts into a large stained calabash like a punchbowl; and this punchbowl always forms the great central ornament on the braided mat where the feast is held.

    Moby-Dick, or, The Whale

  • Now a certain grand merchant ship once touched at Rokovoko, and its commander — from all accounts, a very stately punctilious gentleman, at least for a sea captain — this commander was invited to the wedding feast of Queequeg’s sister, a pretty young princess just turned of ten.

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

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