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[4] In his popular similes also he proceeds in the same manner with inanimate things: “ Arched, foam-crested, some in front, others behind;1

” for he gives movement and life to all, and actuality is movement.

1 Hom. Il. 13.799. The reference is to the “boiling waves of the loud-roaring sea.”

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