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MARPLOTMapping Application for Response, Planning, and Local Operational Tasks
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References in classic literature ?
I was going to say--but you are such a beloved little Marplot for putting one out--when you are left alone here with Mrs General, Amy, don't you let her slide into any sort of artful understanding with you that she is looking after Pa, or that Pa is looking after her.
He had earlier played the part of Marplot in The Busy Body, a knockabout comic character.
Early in the novella Melville had cited Billy's stutter as a "striking instance" of the fact that Satan, "the envious marplot of Eden, still has more or less to do with every human consignment to this planet" even with one so innocent as the Handsome Sailor.