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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Passionate as young love.
  Passionate men, like fleet hounds, are apt to overrun the scent.
  Passionate as the Hun.
            —John Henry Newman
  A passionate man is like a weak spring, that cannot stand long locked.
            —William Penn
  The passionate are like men standing on their heads; they see all things the wrong way.
  Passionate as an April day.
            —William Rowley
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