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figure of speech
used in Preface to Lyrical Ballads

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language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense; e.g., metaphors, similes, and hyperbole
  • They are, indeed, a figure of speech occasionally prompted by passion, and I have made use of them as such; but I have endeavoured utterly to reject them as a mechanical device of style, or as a family language which Writers in metre seem to lay claim to by prescription.

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