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Analogy in modern times only points the way, and is immediately verified by experiment.

Analogy was here the guide of those who speculated on this matter.

Analogy may have for its basis the quality or value of the compound attributes.

Analogy may be based solely on the number of attributes compared.

Analogy, therefore, would point to him as the instructor of his kinsman.

Analogy of the structure of some Volcanic Rocks with that of Glaciers.

Analogy proves a probability, but it cannot establish a certainty.

This is all in accordance with Analogy; surely it must be clear to you.

One of the many meanings of Analogy is, Resemblance of Relations.

Analogy tells us, by the methods of the present slayer of Tarantulae.

WORD ORIGIN

1540s (perhaps early 15c.), from Old French analogie or directly from Latin analogia, from Greek analogia "proportion," from ana- "upon, according to" (see ana-) + logos "ratio," also "word, speech, reckoning" (see logos). A mathematical term used in a wider sense by Plato.

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