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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Irresistible as the force of gravity.
  Irresistible, like a man with eight trumps in his hand at a whist table.
Irresistible as when from some tall peak into the plain
Thunder and smoke and crash the rolling rocks.
            —Edwin Arnold
  Irresistible as the needle to the pole.
            —Edward Bulwer-Lytton
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