Silas Marner

Examples of metaphors used in Silas Marner by George Eliot?

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Examples of metaphors in Silas Marner are as follows;

...the fence was broken down--the support was snatched away.

...baffled by the blank like that which meets a plodding ant when the earth has broken away on its homeward path.

the evening had no phantasm of delight to still the poor soul's craving

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Silas Marner/ Chapter 10