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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Lonely
 
  Lonely as a deserted ship.
            —Anonymous
  1
  Lonely as a ghost.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Lonely as a trance.
            —Hartley Coleridge
  3
  Lonely as a crow in a strange country.
            —Joseph Conrad
  4
  There is nothing so lonely in the world as the girl who has got to look after herself.
            —Joseph Conrad
  5
  As lonely as the sun.
            —Sir Francis H. Doyle
  6
  Lonely as the Arctic Sea.
            —Hamlin Garland
  7
  Lonely in her gloom as a pale Angel of the Grove.
            —Thomas Moore
  8
Lonely as the home of kings
When the slow hours on leaden wings
Oppress the friendless great.
            —Lewis Morris
  9
  Lonely, as sovereigns are.
            —Ouida
  10
  Lonely as a catamount.
            —Sam Slick
  11
Lonely as in a garden-close
Slumbers the solitary rose.
            —Arthur Symons
  12
  Lonely … as a crow on the sands.
            —William Wordsworth
  13
I wandered lonely as a cloud
That floats on high o’er vales and hills.
            —William Wordsworth
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