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  • For as the secrets of the currents in the seas have never yet been divulged, even to the most erudite research; so the hidden ways of the Sperm Whale when beneath the surface remain, in great part, unaccountable to his pursuers; and from time to time have originated the most curious and contradictory speculations regarding them, especially concerning the mystic modes whereby, after sounding to a great depth, he transports himself with such vast swiftness to the most widely distant points.
  • Did erudite Stubb, mounted upon your capstan, deliver lectures on the anatomy of the Cetacea; and by help of the windlass, hold up a specimen rib for exhibition?
  • The more erudite the commentator, the more easily would he fall victim to what Panofsky has called a boa constructor.
  • He also supported the fascist tyranny of Pilsudski in Poland, while writing erudite encyclicals on moral and political principles.
  • It goes way beyond what even the most erudite scholar could possibly have known about in its entirety.

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