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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Long-bearded like kings of the Frankish race.
            —Arsène Houssaye
  His beard is cut like the spire of Grantham steeple.
            —Thomas Lodge
  It was scarcely a beard at all, more like a deepening of the shadows in which his whole face seemed to lie.
            —John Roland
  Bearded like the pard.
            —William Shakespeare
  A beard like an artichoke, with dry shrivelled jaws.
            —Richard Brinsley Sheridan
  Beard like foam swept off the broad blown sea.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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