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As John Lawler points out in a comment, there is no difference in meaning and both sentences are grammatical. I'd add that there is no rhetorical device.
There are several possible descriptive terms for this rhetorical device. The most appropriate seems to be: chiasmus a reversal in the order of words in two otherwise parallel phrases, as “flowers are lovely, love is flowerlike” (Coleridge). — chiastic, adj. what is broken is made whole again, what is soiled is again made clean. The others ...
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