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Lines 1-4: Metaphors in the Gettysburg Address

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Gettysburg Address, Abraham Lincoln, 1863

Lincoln, Abraham. "The Gettysburg Address." Consecration of the National Cemetery at Gettysburg. The Gettysburg Battlefield, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. 19 Nov. 1863. Speech.

The first sentence of this passage is unified by metaphorical references to

A

the passage of time.

B

the Founding Fathers.

C

childbirth.

D

the American Revolution.

E

the Fourth of July.