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  • By rail) though incapacitated by its site from growing into a large town, is more readily accessible for shipping, and has extensive piers and a graving dock.
  • The harbour is enclosed by two stone piers, and there is good anchorage in the bay.
  • Bestowed it on Piers de Gaveston.
  • There are two piers enclosing a harbour with a total area of 48 acres, having a depth of about 16 ft.
  • Meanwhile, upon questioning him in his broken fashion, Queequeg gave me to understand that, in his land, owing to the absence of settees and sofas of all sorts, the king, chiefs, and great people generally, were in the custom of fattening some of the lower orders for ottomans; and to furnish a house comfortably in that respect, you had only to buy up eight or ten lazy fellows, and lay them round in the piers and alcoves.

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