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  • The whole allegory is a consistent attack on morality and respectability, without a word that one can remember against vice and crime.
  • Between them hang an engraved portrait of Richard Cobden; enlarged photographs of Martineau, Huxley, and George Eliot; autotypes of allegories by Mr G.F. Watts (for Roebuck believed in the fine arts with all the earnestness of a man who does not understand them), and an impression of Dupont’s engraving of Delaroche’s Beaux Artes hemicycle, representing the great men of all ages.

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  • In Plato’s allegory, the prisoners in the cave represent people living in ignorance.
  • "Allegory’s beyond me," said Jim.
    Ray Bradbury  --  Something Wicked This Way Comes

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