Write It Right: “Compare With” for “Compare To”

“Compare with for Compare to. “He had the immodesty to compare himself with Shakespeare.” Nothing necessarily in that. Comparison with may be for observing a difference; comparison to affirms a similarity.”

Excerpted from: Bierce, Ambrose. Write it Right: A Little Blacklist of Literary Faults. Mineola, NY: Dover, 2010.

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