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About one week of each term is usually occupied in what is called taking inquests
, i . e . , when the defendant will not swear he has any defence , mere formal
verdicts are taken . As the law is , the cause must be placed on the calendar , two
... not knowing whether he might be called to employ both , this angular building
might have been originally erected with reference to defence , while the high
windows served as port - holes to pour down destruction on a savage foe . The
In the same vicinity , is the rocky point called Robinson's Folly , ' where a British
officer built his bower , and had not left it many moments , before the rock gave
way , and fell into the lake below . From this place , the light - house upon Bois ...
Cape Horn was now in sight , and as we rapidly neared it , the wind , northwest ,
increased so much , that at seven bells , in the afternoon watch , all hands were
called to reef the topsails ; and , immediately after , the legal time , eight bells ...
... poor , tough , and tasteless . The peach , particularly that called the cling -
stone , was scarcely digestible ; and often occasioned temporary illnesses , quite
severe , while it doubtless aided in the production or aggravation of the fever .
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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