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analogy
used in Leaves of Grass

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Definition
drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect
  • As I Watch the Ploughman Ploughing As I watch'd the ploughman ploughing, Or the sower sowing in the fields, or the harvester harvesting, I saw there too, O life and death, your analogies; (Life, life is the tillage, and Death is the harvest according.
    Book 30 — WHISPERS OF HEAVENLY DEATH (98% in)
  • ...his or her triune proportion of realism, spiritualism, and of the aesthetic or intellectual, Who having consider'd the body finds all its organs and parts good, Who, out of the theory of the earth and of his or her body understands by subtle analogies all other theories, The theory of a city, a poem, and of the large politics of these States; Who believes not only in our globe with its sun and moon, but in other globes with their suns and moons, Who, constructing the house of himself...
    Book 24 — AUTUMN RIVULETS (81% in)

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