Reference > Quotations > Frank J. Wilstach, comp. > A Dictionary of Similes
Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Naturally as a bird warbles in May.
  As naturally as a chestnut bursts its pod, and a chicken its shell.
  Naturally as fungus grows out of a dying tree.
  Naturally as pigs squeak.
            —Samuel Butler
  As naturally as the descendant from a line of suicides thinks of killing himself.
            —Nathaniel Hawthorne
  Naturally as the bleating of a sheep.
            —William Hazlitt
  Naturally as needles turn to the loadstone.
            —Frances Little
  As naturally as bees swarm and follow their queen.
            —Henry D. Thoreau

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2015 · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors · World Lit.