There, by reason of the great number of the damned, the prisoners are heaped together in their awful prison, the walls of which are said to be four thousand miles thick: and the damned are so utterly bound and helpless that, as a blessed saint, saint Anselm, writes in his book on similitudes, they are not even able to remove from the eye a worm that gnaws it.
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People are drawn to communities of similitude.
the dream had too much similitude of the fact
Daniel Defoe -- The Further Adventures of Robinson Crusoe