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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Lost
 
  Lost as Eden.
            —Anonymous
  1
  Lost, like a river running into an unknown sea.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Lost like a predestined soul.
            —Anonymous
  3
  Lost, like autumnal leaves, when North winds rage.
            —William Congreve
  4
  Lost himself in thought as though he had fallen out of the world.
            —Joseph Conrad
  5
  Lost, like a star in day.
            —Henry Ellison
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  Lost like the day of Job’s awful curse, in the third chapter, third and fourth verse.
            —Bret Harte
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Lost, like the lightning in
The sullen cloud.
            —Oliver Wendell Holmes
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  As lost, as any needle in a stack of hay.
            —Thomas Hood
  9
  Lost in the gulf of chance to fall, as oblivion swallows thought.
            —Alfred de Musset
  10
  Lost like stars beyond dark trees.
            —Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  11
  Lost, like the light, flickering of a cottage’s fire.
            —Sir Walter Scott
  12
  Lost as in a trance.
            —Esaias Tegner
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