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Moby-Dick: Idolatrous

Idolatrous

  1. of or pertaining to the worship of false gods

The word idolatrous appears in the following sentences from Moby-Dick:

Chapter 1 > Paragraph 7 > Sentence 8:

It is out of the idolatrous dotings of the old Egyptians upon broiled ibis and roasted river horse, that you see the mummies of those creatures in their huge bakehouses the pyramids.

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Herman Melville
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