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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Kind as a kite.
  Kind as a turtle.
  As kind as the month of maying.
            —Henry Charles Beeching
  Kind as cream.
            —Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  Kind as a glove.
            —William Carr (Dialect of Craven)
  As kynde as any wyf from Denmark unto Ynde.
            —Geoffrey Chaucer
  Kind as is the life of love.
            —Jacke Drum’s Entertainment
  Kind as kings upon their coronation day.
            —John Dryden
  Kind as Cleopatra.
            —George Gascoigne
  She’s as kind as new faln April showers.
            —Richard Lovelace
  Kinde as Alceste.
            —John Lydgate
  Kind as consent.
            —Sydney Munden
  Kind as hovering dove.
            —Christina Georgina Rossetti
  Like the sunlight kind.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  Kind as harvest in autumn.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  Kind as the fostering air.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  Kind as the sun in heaven.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  She meeker, kinder than the turtle-dove or pelican.
            —George Wither
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