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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Increase like wind and oil on a fatal fire.
  Increased, like a spreading sore.
            —Andrew Lang
  Increased as fast as the calendar of saints.
            —Thomas Paine
  Increased my fury, as the beating of a drum stimulates the soldier in courage.
            —Edgar Allan Poe
  Increased as the chant of the dawn that the choir of the noon outsings.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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