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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Grim as a judge.
  Grim as Cerberus.
  Grim as death.
  Grim as a voice from the grave.
            —A. H. Beesly
  Grim as a Swiss guard.
            —Robert Browning
  Grim as a grizzly fighting for her cub.
            —John G. Neihardt
  Grim as a crow.
            —Joseph Skipsey
  Grim as dreams that quicken from dead men’s graves.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  Grim as hell.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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