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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Peep like Venus rising from her shell.
            —James Montgomery
                Countless eyes,
Peeping like stars through the blue ev’ning’s skies.
            —Thomas Moore
Peep, like moss-grown rocks, half-seen,
Half hidden in the copse.
            —Sir Walter Scott
  Peeps like a star o’er ocean’s western edge.
            —Percy Bysshe Shelley
  Peeping like modest virgins from secluded bowers.
            —Fanny Forester
  Peeping and peering like an excited parrot.
            —Charles Kingsley
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