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allegory
used in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Pope)

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Definition
a fictional story whose characters, items, or events are symbolic to express a deeper meaning
  • To proceed to the allegorical fable—If we reflect upon those innumerable knowledges, those secrets of nature and physical philosophy which Homer is generally supposed to have wrapped up in his allegories, what a new and ample scene of wonder may this consideration afford us!
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