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“Similes prove nothing, but yet greatly lighten and relieve the tedium of argument.”
“As a lamp in a spot sheltered from the wind does not flicker, this simile is used for the subdued mind of a yogi practicing meditation on Brahman.”
“A tigress robb'd of young, a lioness, Or any interesting beast of prey, Are similes at hand for the distress Of ladies who cannot have their own way”
“In argument similes are like songs in love; they describe much, but prove nothing.”
“It is not easy to make a simile go on all-fours.”
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