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  • Flint, Vico (Edinburgh and London, 1884).
  • Flint, The Philosophy of History in Europe; M.
  • "Halloa!" returned Starbuck, turning round not a single inch as he spoke; still earnestly but whisperingly urging his crew; his face set like a flint from Stubb's.
  • With back to the stranger ship, and face set like a flint to his own, Ahab stood upright till alongside of the Pequod.
  • Some skin-flint, who loved better the reflecting surface of a dollar, or a bright cent, in which he could see his own brazen face; who regarded even the wild ducks which settled in it as trespassers; his fingers grown into crooked and bony talons from the long habit of grasping harpy-like;--so it is not named for me.

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