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What is a Metaphore?

A Metaphore is an alteration of a worde, from the proper and naturall meaning, to that which is not proper, and yet agreeth thereunto by some likenesse, that appereth to be in it.

An Oration is wounderfully enriched, when apte Metaphors are got, and applied to the matter. Neither can any one The arte of Rhetorique. 173 perswade effectuously, and winne men by weight of his Oration, without the helpe of wordes altered and translated.

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