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I doubt if men ever made a trade of heroism. In the days of Achilles, even, they delighted in big barns, and perchance in pressed ...
Aristotle illustrates his view of the relation of metaphor to simile as follows. "When the poet say of Achilles, 'He sprang on the ...
Such comfort as do lusty young men feel
When well-apparelled April on the heel
Of limping winter treads.
Out of the air a voice without a face
Proved by statistics that some cause was just
That girls are raped, that two boys knife a third,
Were axioms to him, who'd never heard
A crowd of ordinary decent folk
Watched from without and neither moved nor spoke
the strong
Iron-hearted man-slaying Achilles
Who would not live long.
Much attribute he hath, and much the reason
Why we ascribe it to him; yet all his virtues,
A million eyes, a million boots in line,
Without expression, waiting for a sigh.
I have, by long experience, found women to be like Telephus's spear: if one end kills, the other cures.
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