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Reading Moby-Dick Chapter 27

Chapter 27 another chapter titled Knights and Squires 

Stubb’s tobacco smoke might have operated as a sort of disinfecting agent. 

Ishmael introduces the second mate Stubb, and third mate Flask and their harpooners. We learn that Queequeg is Starbuck’s harpooner. It is noted that the large majority of men employed in the whaling industry, excepting the officers, are not American.

 

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