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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Gasp
 
  Gasping like a fish newly taken from the water.
            —Edward Eggleston
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  Gasping … like a trout after water on a kitchen table.
            —Gustave Flaubert
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  Gasping like frogs in drought.
            —Charles Kingsley
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