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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Graceful as an Alpine sapling.
  Graceful as a bird on the wing.
  Graceful as a fawn.
  Graceful as the arch of a rainbow.
  Graceful as a fairy-tale.
            —William Archer
  Graceful as a black frigate with snow white sails.
            —Honoré de Balzac
  Graceful as a springborn fairy.
            —Paul Hamilton Hayne
  Graceful as Mars.
            —Homer (Pope)
  Graceful as a snake of the paradise of Asia.
            —David de La Gamme
  Graceful as the willow-bough o’er the streamlet weeping.
            —Samuel Lover
  As warm and graceful as May.
            —Edward Lovibond
  She is graceful as the greenly waving boughs in summer wind.
            —Gerald Massey
  Graceful as a Naiad.
            —George Moore
  Graceful as a faun.
            —Samuel Rogers
  Graceful as an ivy bough born to cling and lean.
            —Christina Georgina Rossetti
  Graceful as a bow just bent.
            —John Ruskin
                Graceful and free
As honeysuckles and the lilies be.
            —Douglas B. W. Sladen
  Graceful as a couchant goddess.
            —Anthony Trollope
  Graceful as the sapphirine tide.
            —Joseph Turnley
Graceful as the shawl-designs
Of Delhi or Umritsir.
            —John Greenleaf Whittier

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