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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Blaze like the eyes of a maniac.
  Blazed up like a beacon.
  Blaze like the fat in sacramental flame.
            —Philip James Bailey
  Blaze like a couple of lamps on a yellow post-chaise.
            —Richard Harris Barham
  Blaze like a wyvern flying round the sun.
            —Robert Browning
  Blazed like a sun over the startled East.
            —Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  Blaze like a box of matches.
            —Joseph Conrad
  Blazing like a brace of suns.
            —Alphonse Daudet
  Blazed as if with inward fire.
            —Gabriel D’Annunzio
  Her heart blazed up like fire before the wind.
  Blaze like a furnace.
            —Frederick Tennyson
            Blazes like a mighty sword
Leaping to the fight.
            —George Sylvester Viereck

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