What are some analogy examples in the "Speech to the Virginia Convention" by Patrick Henry?

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An analogy is a comparison between two things for the purpose of illumination or clarity.

In his speech before the Virginia Convention, Patrick Henry several times compares not fighting for freedom from the English to enslavement in chains. For example, he states,

Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery?

By comparing the colonists' current state to slavery, Henry is trying to play on the emotions of his audience and persuade his fellow Virginians...

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