Sentence Examples with the word trope

The first trope emphasizes the disagreement of philosophers on all fundamental points; knowledge comes either from the senses or from reason.

As if only the savage dwelt near enough to Nature and Truth to borrow a trope from them.

If such a furious trope may stand, his special lunacy stormed his general sanity, and carried it, and turned all its concentred cannon upon its own mad mark; so that far from having lost his strength, Ahab, to that one end, did now possess a thousand fold more potency than ever he had sanely brought to bear upon any one reasonable object.