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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Patience
 
  Patience under misfortunes is like opiates in a fever; tossing and tumbling only irritate the distemper.
            —Anonymous
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  Patience is so like fortitude, that she seems either her sister or her daughter.
            —Aristotle
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  Grisilde-like in patience.
            —John Lydgate
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