Its singular intimations, however, were sufficient to throw back on this strange evening, in all its detail -- the dance, the readings, the distant fire -- a kind of allegoric expression: gave it the character of one of those famous Platonic figures or apologues which had then been in fact under discussion.
* Note: A singular "allegoric" explanation of this strange fact has recently been broached: it is connected with the charge of idolatry and Eastern heretical opinions subsequently made against the Templars.
"It had characters who were allegoric of the political scene, including a character that was a metaphor of President Chavez," said Acosta-Alzuru.
She focused primarily on sculptural works depicting allegoric and mythological subjects, and on portraits of eminent figures of Russian history and cultural life.
I know that ... quot; Let That Be Your Last Battlefield "was only a allegoric story, but so was Orwell's ... quot; 1984".