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similitude

 [sĭ-mil´-ĭ-to̳d]
a principle of motor development: it is necessary that change in form be in proportion to change in size.
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The Dialogue between Locke and Montaigne is as much a dispute between the English empiricist and the French essayist as it is a conversation between Prior and the Essais; in it and in other late works such as Alma, Prior's allusions to Montaigne are "allusions" in the etymological sense of the word (from the Latin ad-ludere), they "play with" the text of the Essais, and, in composing a similitude between himself and his French master, Prior is performing the sceptical lesson he received.
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The truth of divine unity and the relationship of man to the Creator is set forth in the following parable: "Allah coineth a similitude: a man in relation to whom are several partners, quarreling, and a man belonging wholly to one man.
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