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  • On his return to London in 1818 he applied himself assiduously to the art of engraving, in which he acquired a skill that in after years became a most valuable assistant to his literary labours, and enabled him to illustrate his various humours and fancies by a profusion of quaint devices, which not only repeated to the eye the impressions of the text, but, by suggesting amusing analogies and contrasts, added considerably to the sense and effect of the work.
  • O Nature, and O soul of man! how far beyond all utterance are your linked analogies! not the smallest atom stirs or lives on matter, but has its cunning duplicate in mind.
  • She was greatly amused, and began at once to find analogies between her movements and those of the plants.
  • Are these historical analogies useful in trying to assess America 's response to the events of September 11th?
  • Many as the analogies between the processes of grace nature are, here there is none - but a total dissimilarity.

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