|Frank J. Wilstach, comp. A Dictionary of Similes. 1916.|
| Grand like Barbarossas beard.|
| Grand as a victory.|
| Grand as thought.|
Honoré de Balzac
| Grand as a Greek statue.|
| As grand as the world.|
Joseph A. de Gobineau
| Grand as floor-walkers.|
| Grand as the frigate on the wind.|
| Grand as the passion felt but never spoken.|
As though a distant singing sea broke on a tuneful strand.
Christina Georgina Rossetti
As any stone that decks a monarchs hand.
Douglas B. W. Sladen
| Grand as doomsday and as grave.|