metallage  metallage
 me-tal'-la-gee from Gk. meta, "beyond, across" and
allagee, "a change" ("a taking over in exchange")
suppositio, materialis

When a word or phrase is treated as an object within another expression.
  A lady's "verily" is as potent as a lord's.
—Shakespeare, The Winter's Tale 1.1.50-51

Their drink is sour: they have committed whoredom continually: her rulers with shame do love, "Give ye." —Hosea 4:19

I don't want to hear another "I'll do it later." Do it now.

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