The theft of the brigand-poetaster from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is deliberate; and the metamorphosis of Leporello into Enry Straker, motor engineer and New Man, is an intentional dramatic sketch for the contemporary embryo of Mr H. G. Wells's anticipation of the efficient engineering class which will, he hopes, finally sweep the jabberers out of the way of civilization. (not reviewed by editor)
Samples from Other Sources
the metamorphosis of the old house into something new and exciting
Strangely enough, in some ways Gramps seemed as upset with Dad`s metamorphosis as Henry had been.
Gayle Forman -- If I Stay
I mean she was taken away from the Minotaur before she could die. She was turned into a shower of gold, right? That`s metamorphosis. Not death.
Rick Riordan -- The Lightning Thief
Swathed in silk, I feel like a caterpillar in a cocoon awaiting metamorphosis.
Suzanne Collins -- Hunger Games Book #3 (Mockingjay)
The transition had been so sudden and so unexpected that it left me for a moment forgetful of aught else than my strange metamorphosis.