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  • "It was not me," cried Dough-Boy, "it was Aunt Charity that brought the ginger on board; and bade me never give the harpooneers any spirits, but only this ginger-jub -- so she called it."

    Moby Dick, or, the whale

  • 'It was not me, 'cried Dough-Boy,' it was Aunt Charity that brought the ginger on board; and bade me never give the harpooneer any spirits, but only this ginger-jub -- so she called it. '

    Moby-Dick, or, The Whale

  • Charity that brought the ginger on board; and bade me never give the harpooneers any spirits, but only this ginger-jub — so she called it.”

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

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  • "'It was not me,' cried Dough-Boy, 'it was Aunt Charity that brought the ginger on board; and bade me never give the harpooneers any spirits, but only this ginger-jub--so she called it.'"

    Moby-Dick, ch. 72

    June 15, 2009