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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Head as hairy as Faunus.
            —Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Many heads t’ obstruct intrigues,
As slowest Insects have most Legs.
            —Samuel Butler
  The head of a woman is like a weathercock on the top of a house, which turns with the slightest wind.
            —Jean Baptiste Poquelin Molière
  The head, like the stomach, is most easily infected with poison when it is empty.
            —John Paul Richter
  His head is like a stomach and intestines which let the food pass through them undigested.
            —Arthur S. Schopenhauer
                I hang the head
As flowers with frost, or grasses bent with storms.
            —William Shakespeare

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