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