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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Awful as the negligence of woe.
  Awful as justice.
            —George H. Boker
  Awful as the last trump that shall proclaim to mankind the end of the world.
            —Anatole France
  Awful as clouds that nurse the glowing storm.
            —Oliver Goldsmith
  Awful as the thunder.
            —John M. Mason
  Awful as a villain in a domestic melodrama.
            —Charles Selby
  Awful as silence.
            —Percy Bysshe Shelley
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