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Then, again, if you fix your eye upon this strange, crested, comb-like incrustation on the top of the mass --this green, barnacled thing, which the Greenlanders call the crown, and the Southern fishers the bonnet of the Right Whale; fixing your eyes solely on this, you would take the head for the trunk of some huge oak, with a bird's nest in its crotch.
It was in truth a never-ending delight, the fixing up of this house.
Marks had got from his pocket a greasy pocket-book, and taking a long paper from thence, he sat down, and fixing his keen black eyes on it, began mumbling over its contents: "Barnes--Shelby County--boy Jim, three hundred dollars for him, dead or alive.