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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Blithe
 
  Blithe as a bird on a cherry bough.
            —Anonymous
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  Blithe as a grig.
            —Anonymous
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  Danced as blithely and briskly as a lost red maple leaf fluttering madly in a keen October breeze.
            —Anonymous
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  As blithe as the bird that rejoices.
            —A. H. Beesly
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  Blithe as a boblink.
            —Robert Browning
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  Blithe as our kettle’s boiling.
            —Robert Browning
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  Blithe as the lark that each day hails the dawn.
            —William Collins
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  Blithe as finches sing.
            —William Cowper
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  Blithe as shepherd at a wake.
            —William Cowper
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  Blithe as a bird new risen from the corn.
            —Austin Dobson
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  Blithe as the first blithe song of birds that waken.
            —Austin Dobson
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  Blithe as a bird in the spring.
            —Tom Durfey
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  Blithe as May.
            —R. Fletcher
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                Blithe, as if on earth
Were no such thing as woe.
            —John Keble
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  Blithe as the orchards and birds with the new coming of spring.
            —James Russell Lowell
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  Blithe as a blithe bird in air.
            —Owen Meredith
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  As blithe and sunny as the summer days.
            —James Whitcomb Riley
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            Blithe as swallows,
Wheeling in the summer sky at close of day.
            —Robert Southey
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  Blither than Spring’s when her flowerful tresses
Shake forth sunlight and shine with rain.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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  Blithe as the lark on sun-gilt wings
High poised, or as the wren that sings
In shady places to proclaim
Her modest gratitude.
            —William Wordsworth
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