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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Lover
 
  Lovers are like walking ghosts, they always haunt the spot of their misdeeds.
            —George H. Boker
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  Lovers like sick folks may say what they please.
            —Jeremy Collier
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  A lover is like a hunter, if the game be got with too much ease he cares not for it.
            —Robert Mead
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  The quarrels of lovers are like summer showers, that leave the country more verdant and beautiful.
            —Madame Necker
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  Young lovers, like game cocks, are made bolder by being kept without light.
            —Sir John Vanbrugh
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