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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Hid, like a thought of God, unuttered.
            —Philip James Bailey
  Closely hid as Rameses in the pyramid.
            —Julia C. R. Dorr
  Hide ourself as Adam at the voice of the Lord God in the garden.
            —Ralph Waldo Emerson
  Hidden … like the works of a watch beneath the hands.
            —Henry Arthur Jones
  Hide like gentle nuns from human eyes.
            —Sidney Lanier
  Hid like incense in a flower’s heart.
            —Gerald Massey
  Hid like a buried star.
            —James Montgomery
  Hid, as in a grave.
            —Nicholas Rowe
Safe from the glare of the day like an eye under its lid.
            —Frank Dempster Sherman
  Hidden … like a dark well, whose unseen brink is overgrown with waving grass.

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