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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Beaming like stars.
            —Hans Christian Andersen
  Beamed like the splendor of an eastern sky.
  His face beamed like a pearl with light.
            —Arabian Nights
  Like ray-collecting mirrors, beams.
            —Walter Harte
  Beaming as the summer’s morn.
            —Oliver Wendell Holmes
Slant yellow beam …
Like a lane into Heaven that leads from a dream.
            —Sidney Lanier
  Eyes beaming, like angel’s looks.
            —Donald G. Mitchell
  Beamed like the rising sun.
            —Dinah Maria Mulock
  Beaming like light on chaos.
            —Thomas L. Peacock
  Beams like flowers.
            —Percy Bysshe Shelley
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