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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Blooming as health.
  Bloomed like a bridal-chamber.
  Blooming as a peach.
  Blooming with promise like an apple in the month of May.
Her bloom was like the silver flower,
That sips the silver dew.
            —Vincent Bourne
  Bloomed like smouldering lilies unconsumed.
            —John Davidson
  Blooming as a bridal maid.
            —Walter Harte
  Blooms like a bower in the garden of Bliss.
            —Oliver Wendell Holmes
  Blooming as roses in the vale.
            —Mrs. James Hunter
Her bloom was like the springing flower,
That sips the silver dew;
The rose was budded in her cheeks,
Just opening to the view.
            —David Mallet
  Verses bloom like a flower.
            —James Whitcomb Riley
Bloom’d in the winter of his days,
  Like Glastonbury thorn.
            —Sir Charles Sedley
  Bloomed, as new life might in a bloodless face.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  Bloomed like a rose in a garden green.
            —David Vedder

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