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But as she was listening to the wind she began to listen to something else.
Some hours after midnight, the Typhoon abated so much, that through the strenuous exertions of Starbuck and Stubb --one engaged forward and the other aft --the shivered remnants of the jib and fore and main-top-sails were cut adrift from the spars, and went eddying away to leeward, like the feathers of an albatross, which sometimes are cast to the winds when that storm-tossed bird is on the wing.
Fitch realizes that there is some uncertainty surrounding the amount of future Department of Energy Renewable Energy Production Incentive (REPI) payments available to the Wind Systems projects.