Figurative Language of Edgar Allan Poe

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Above all was the sense of hearing acute.
I heard all things in the heaven and in the earth.
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A single dim ray, like the thread of the spider, shot from out the crevice.
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Yes, he was stone, stone dead.
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Death has reared himself a throne
In a strange city lying alone.
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It increased my fury, as the beating of a drum stimulates the soldier into courage.
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I stood there wondering, fearing,
Doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.
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The rosemary nods upon the grave;
The lily lolls upon the wave.
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The breeze-- the breath of God-- is still.
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It was a low, dull, quick sound-- much such a sound as a watch makes when enveloped in cotton.
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Now each visitor shall confess
The sad valley's restlessness.
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