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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Lay like a bank of stage snow.
            —O. Henry
  Lay, like a smile upon the lips of sleep.
            —John Ruskin
  Lay, like winds that die in water.
            —Percy Bysshe Shelley
            In silver slumber lay,
Like the evening starre adorn’d with dewy ray.
            —Edmund Spenser
But he lay like a warrior taking his rest,
With his martial cloak around him.
            —Charles Wolfe
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