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She held it out to him eagerly upon her open palm. The dull precious metal seemed to flash with a reflection of her bright and ardent spirit. (41)

Here the narrator makes a direct comparison between two things with very different kinds of value – the platinum watch chain and the shining soul of Della, which has an "inner value." It's the latter that's really precious.

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