Sentence Examples


  • Yet his followers, if not he himself, were ever making use of language in the highest degree metaphorical, and were always explaining facts in accordance with preconceived opinions.
  • His exclusion from France, however, was chiefly metaphorical, and really meant exclusion from Paris and its neighbourhood.
  • He criticizes very severely the habitual use of metaphorical language in describing mental operations.
  • Are not solutions of this difficulty, as appears from their metaphorical form.
  • His views on the Eucharist upheld the metaphorical against the literal interpretation of the word "body," but he asserted that believers partook of the sacrament more for the sake of others than for their own, though later he emphasized it as a means of grace for the Christian life.

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