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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Eye … glared like a full moon, or a broad burnished shield.
            —Joseph Addison
  Glares like the maniac’s moon, whose light is madness.
  Glaring like mad.
  Glaring at each other like two gaunt wolves with a famished brood.
            —Mathilde Blind
  Glare like the eye of an enemy.
            —Joseph Conrad
  Glaring like a lion in a trap.
            —O. Henry
Like to a dreadful comet in the air.
            —Robert Herrick
  Glares like a tiger.
            —Victor Hugo
  Glares like an excited cat.
            —Rudyard Kipling
  Glared like hot iron.
            —Rudyard Kipling
  Glaring like red insanity.
            —Letitia Elizabeth Landon
  Broad and glaring as the eye of the Cyclops.
            —Walter Savage Landor
As glares the famished eagle from the Digentian rock
On a choice lamb that bounds alone before Bandusia’s flock,
Herminus glared on Sextus.
            —Thomas Babington Macaulay
  Glared like a torch amidst creation’s tomb.
            —James Montgomery
Like fiery serpents hissing through the air.
            —James Montgomery
  Glare, as when a torch is hurled before a sleeper’s eyes.
            —Bayard Taylor
  Glares, like a troubled Spirit.
            —William Wordsworth

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