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Personal Metaphors expanded.--The first term will always be "a person;" the second, the predicated relation properly belonging to the person and improperly transferred to the impersonal object; the third, the impersonal object. Thus--

"As a person frowns, so an overhanging mountain (looks gloomy).

"As a child prattles, so a brook (makes a ceaseless cheerful clatter)."

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