—The first term seems to refer to the fact that one "prophet" in the book regards Moby Dick as the embodiment of the God of the Shaker sect; it has odds of one in 505,825.|
—The second one seems to speak about the placement of the Moby Dick ELS in Job 41 and its discovery and has odds of one in 265.5 trillion.
—The third one could refer to the narrator of Moby Dick or maybe to the descendants of the biblical "Ishmael." The odds for this is a one divided by an eight followed by 24 other numbers.
—The fourth one applies to Brendan McKay. The first part is straightforward enough but the latter part is more cryptic and not well understood at the moment. The odds are one in 66.5 trillion for the first part and one in 4.75 followed by 38 other numbers for the complete ELS.
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