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  • When a new-hatched savage running wild about his native woodlands in a grass clout, followed by the nibbling goats, as if he were a green sapling; even then, in Queequeg's ambitious soul, lurked a strong desire to see something more of Christendom than a specimen whaler or two.
  • I had not a little relied upon Queequeg's sagacity to point out the whaler best fitted to carry us and our fortunes securely.
  • In his youth Daggoo had voluntarily shipped on board of a whaler, lying in a lonely bay on his native coast.
  • Concerning all this, it is much to be deplored that the mast-heads of a southern whale ship are unprovided with those enviable little tents or pulpits, called CROW'S-NESTS, in which the look-outs of a Greenland whaler are protected from the inclement weather of the frozen seas.
  • Now, with the subordinate phantoms, what wonder remained soon waned away; for in a whaler wonders soon wane.

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