Moby-Dick: Programme


  1. a brief outline or explanation of the order things are to happen, or the subjects that will be covered, in any public exercise, performance, or entertainment (like the kind of 'program' you receive when you go the the circus or a ballgame)
  2. Defintion 2

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

Chapter 1 > Paragraph 11 > Sentence 6:

And, doubtless, my going on this whaling voyage, formed part of the grand programme of Providence that was drawn up a long time ago.

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