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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Noiseless as a shadow.
  Noiseless as a lapwing.
  Noiseless as the circulation of the blood.
  Noiseless as the gathering storm before the tempest.
  Noiseless as the sunlight.
            —Thomas Ashe
  Noiseless as a bright mist rolls down a hill.
            —Charlotte Brontë
  As noiseless as the trail of the swift snake and pilgrim snail.
            —T. Gordon Hake
  Noiseless as night’s soft shade.
            —Aaron Hill
  Noiseless as fear in a wide wilderness.
            —John Keats
  Noiseless as the passing mountain rain.
            —John Keats
  Noiseless as a black shadow.
            —Rudyard Kipling
  Noiseless … as the falling dew.
            —George Mac-Henry
  Noiseless as sleep.
            —T. Buchanan Read
  Noiseless as the years descend.
            —T. Buchanan Read
  Noiseless as the owlet’s wing.
            —T. Buchanan Read
  Noiseless as if velvet-shod.
            —John Greenleaf Whittier

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