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analogy
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect
  • But it is only found on the sinister side, which has an ill effect, giving its owner something analogous to the aspect of a clumsy left-handed man.
    Chapters 31-33 -- Queen Mab; Cetology; The Specksnyder (65% in)
  • The accursed shark alone can in any generic respect be said to bear comparative analogy to him.
    Chapters 58-60 -- Brit; Squid; The Line (13% in)
  • Consider all this; and then turn to this green, gentle, and most docile earth; consider them both, the sea and the land; and do you not find a strange analogy to something in yourself?
    Chapters 58-60 -- Brit; Squid; The Line (28% in)
  • O Nature, and O soul of man! how far beyond all utterance are your linked analogies! not the smallest atom stirs or lives on matter, but has its cunning duplicate in mind.
    Chapters 70-72 -- The Sphynx; The Jeroboam's Story; The Monkey-Rope (18% in)
  • To make them run easily and swiftly, the axles of carriages are anointed; and for much the same purpose, some whalers perform an analogous operation upon their boat; they grease the bottom.
    Chapters 82-84 -- The Honour and Glory of Whaling; Jonah Historically Regarded; Pitchpoling (71% in)

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