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English citations of admeasurements
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- 1851 — Herman Melville. Moby Dick.
- That's for us." "Aye, priests — well, how long do ye make him, then?" But hereupon a fierce contest rose among them, concerning feet and inches; they cracked each other's sconces with their yard-sticks — the great skull echoed — and seizing that lucky chance, I quickly concluded my own admeasurements.