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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Lovely
 
  Lovely as the first green in the wood.
            —Anonymous
  1
  Lovely as Venus.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Lovely as sleep.
            —Bion
  3
  Lovely as an angel’s dream.
            —Emily Brontë
  4
  Lovely as all excellence.
            —William Browne
  5
  Lucid and lovely as the morning star.
            —Michael Bruce
  6
  Lovely as Love.
            —Lord Byron
  7
  Lovely as day.
            —George Colman, the Younger
  8
  Lovely and piteous, like a frosted flower.
            —Helen G. Cone
  9
  Lovely as the morning.
            —Barry Cornwall
  10
  Lovely as fairies.
            —Firdausi
  11
  Lovely as seraphs.
            —Washington Irving
  12
  Lovely as lilies ungathered.
            —Harriet E. Hamilton King
  13
  Lovely as May.
            —John Logan
  14
  Lovely as is the maiden moon in May.
            —Walter Malone
  15
  Lovely as a bridegroom.
            —Mary Russell Mitford
  16
Lovely as an infant’s dream
On the waking mother’s breast.
            —James Montgomery
  17
  Lovely as the first beam of the sun.
            —Ossian
  18
  Lovely as adolescence.
            —Ouida
  19
  Lovely as an obelisk in a desert.
            —Thomas Nelson Page
  20
  Lovely as light.
            —Matthew Prior
  21
  Lovely as the Lord of Night.
            —Ramayana
  22
  Lovely as a queen.
            —Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  23
  Lovely as the smiling infant spring.
            —Sir Walter Scott
  24
  Lovely as a budding rose.
            —Robert Southey
  25
  Lovely as nymphs.
            —Robert Southey
  26
  Lovely as the youthful dreams of Hope.
            —Robert Southey
  27
  Lovely as a landscape in a dream.
            —Alfred Tennyson
  28
  Lovely as the violet.
            —Martin Farquhar Tupper
  29
  Lovely as a Lapland night.
            —William Wordsworth
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  Lovely as spring’s first rose.
            —William Wordsworth
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