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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Justice is like the north star, which is fixed, and all the rest revolve about it.
  Justice is like the Kingdom of God: It is not without us as a fact; it is within us as a great yearning.
            —George Eliot
  As honor, just.
            —David Mallet
  Human justice, like Luther’s drunken peasant, when saved from falling on one side, topples over on the other.
            —Guiseppe Mazzini
Justice, like lightning, ever should appear;
To few men ruin, but to all men fear.
            —Thomas Randolph
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