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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
Glance (Verb)
  Glances like one who expects a blow.
  Javelins glanced like leven-light on white mail-shirt.
            —Arabian Nights
  Glancing white, like streams in sunny valleys.
            —Thomas Miller
  Glancing like a sabre’s gleam.
  Glanc’d like rays of glory.
            —Allan Ramsay
  Glance … as the glints of a thousand gems.
            —James Whitcomb Riley
  Glanced by like a star in a storm.
            —George Herbert Sass
  Glance and gleam like the green heights of sunset heaven.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  Glancing like a dragon-fly.
            —Alfred Tennyson
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