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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
Laugh (Noun)
  Her laugh is like rare wine.
            —Robert Bridges (American)
  Her laff is like a singin’ brook that bubbles as it passes.
            —Sam Walter Foss
  Gave a short laugh like the closing of a padlock.
            —O. Henry
  A laugh like a suffocating wheeze.
            —Charles James Lever
  Her laugh is like a roundelay—so ringing sweet and clear.
            —James Whitcomb Riley
  Her laugh is like sunshine.
            —Francis S. Saltus
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