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analogy
used in Persuasion

3 uses
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Definition
drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect
  • The sweet scenes of autumn were for a while put by, unless some tender sonnet, fraught with the apt analogy of the declining year, with declining happiness, and the images of youth and hope, and spring, all gone together, blessed her memory.
    Chapter 10 (30% in)
  • I believe in a true analogy between our bodily frames and our mental; and that as our bodies are the strongest, so are our feelings; capable of bearing most rough usage, and riding out the heaviest weather.
    Chapter 23 (23% in)
  • "Your feelings may be the strongest," replied Anne, "but the same spirit of analogy will authorise me to assert that ours are the most tender.
    Chapter 23 (23% in)

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