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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Gray as grannun’s cat.
  Gray as the inside of a pewter dish.
  Gray hairs are like the light of a soft moon, silvering over the evening of life.
  Grey as a badger.
            —Richard Harris Barham
  Gray as shallow sea.
  Grey as a hoary monolith.
            —Gilbert K. Chesterton
  Misty gray, like a cow’s breath on a frosty morning.
            —Irvin S. Cobb
  Grey as time.
            —George Darley
  Gray, like a shield embossed in silver.
            —Henry W. Longfellow
  Grey, like the soft creeping twilight.
            —William Morris
  Gray as smoke.
            —John G. Neihardt
  Gray as glass.
            —William Shakespeare
  Grey, like a storm-extinguished day.
            —Percy Bysshe Shelley
  Grey as a flower ruined.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  Grey as the morn.
            —John Aaddington Symonds
  Her eyes are grey like morning dew.
            —William Butler Yeats

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