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Refer to the excerpt from "A Bachelor's Complaint of the Behaviour of Married People." The phrase"as a sovereign Prince" in the third sentence of paragraph two is an example of which rhetorical device?
a. an appeal to logic
b. simile
c. an appeal to authority
d. an appeal to emotion
e. metonymy

I think it is an appeal to authority. I know it is not e.

"Every long friendship, every old authentic intimacy, must he brought into their office to be new stamped with their currency, as a sovereign Prince calls in the good old money that was coined in some reign before he was born or thought of, to be new marked and minted with the stamp of his authority, before he will let it pass current in the world".

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