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  • It is called slobgollion; an appellation original with the whalemen, and even so is the nature of the substance.

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

  • It is called slobgollion; an appellation original with the whalemen, and even so is the nature of the substance.

    Moby Dick, or, the whale

  • It is called slobgollion; an appellation original with the whalemen, and even so is the nature of the substance.

    Moby Dick: or, the White Whale

  • It is called slobgollion; an appellation original with the whalemen, and even so is the nature of the substance.

    Moby-Dick, or, The Whale

  • "Cap'n, we're 'bout wore out with whale meat an 'slobgollion.

    In the Days of Poor Richard

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  • There is another substance, and a very singular one, which turns up in the course of this business, but which I feel it to be very puzzling adequately to describe. It is called slobgollion; an appellation original with the whalemen, and even so is the nature of the substance. It is an ineffably oozy, stringy affair, most frequently found in the tubs of sperm, after a prolonged squeezing, and subsequent decanting.

    - Melville, Moby-Dick, ch. 94

    July 29, 2008