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analogy
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • A process somewhat analogous to that of alleged formations of the universe, time and times ago, was observable.
  • To find themselves utterly alone at night where company is desirable and expected makes some people fearful; but a case more trying by far to the nerves is to discover some mysterious companionship when intuition, sensation, memory, analogy, testimony, probability, induction—every kind of evidence in the logician’s list—have united to persuade consciousness that it is quite in isolation.
  • (In speaking of farms the word "acres" is omitted by the natives, by analogy to such old expressions as "a stag of ten.

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  • Her analogy is flawed.
  • Analogy is even slipperier than logic.
    Robert Heinlein  --  Stranger in a Strange Land

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