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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Indistinct, like a vapor exhaled by the earth.
            —Joseph Conrad
  Indistinct, like language uttered in a dream.
            —William Cowper
  Indistinct like the echo of a symphony dying away.
            —Gustave Flaubert
  Indistinct as the premonition of calamity.
            —Nathaniel Hawthorne
  Indistinct as water is in water.
            —William Shakespeare
  Indistinct as a camel’s track between Mourzouk and Darfour.
            —Henry D. Thoreau
  Indistinctly visible as through a white gauze veil.
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