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  • And there with the strained craft steeply leaning over to it, by reason of the enormous downward drag from the lower mast-head, and every yard-arm on that side projecting like a crane over the waves; there, that blood-dripping head hung to the Pequod's waist like the giant Holofernes's from the girdle of Judith.
  • As before, the Pequod steeply leaned over towards the sperm whale's head, now, by the counterpoise of both heads, she regained her even keel; though sorely strained, you may well believe.
  • The new engine made it possible to climb steeply out of jungle airstrips surrounded by tall trees.
  • Up stream ascended steeply to where it became too tight.
  • Beautiful wooded hills rise steeply all around, forming a backcloth, which greatly enhances the rural setting of the town.

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