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... perhaps reads a newspaper , perchance converses with the bar ; but more
probably , is industriously doing chamber business , and running up scores of
lucrative fees ; the crier holds the Bible ; the clerk the while does the machine
... and transacting other chamber business ; in the mean while , the clerk is
perhaps drawing a jury , taking inquests , and the like formal , unnecessary , and
therefore undignified , occupations ; while some forty to fifty attorneys and
... might have been that the people were poor , or the churches mostly without
turrets , or perhaps the sound of the hell did not accord with Puritan ideas . At any
rate , the following curious memorandum is found in the records of Jemaico : ' At
The votary of ease and personal comfort would perhaps find little to admire in the
quaint and unpolished appearance of this sea - girt isle , with its rude
assemblage of low houses , or huts , covered with bark in lieu of shingles , many
in a state ...
Yet in that moment of triumphant emotion , when he felt the wreath of victory
pressing his flushed brow , and heard , perhaps , the greeting of her whose smile
would be the sweetest flower in his garland of renown , the fatal ball entered his ...
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Previous review noting missing pages 380 and 381 is not correct. There are not duplicated scanned pages and I found both missing pages to be intact and included.
pp. 380 and 381, in the middle of "Mocha Dick," are missing. pp. 377 and then 376 appear to have been scanned twice instead