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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Rage (Verb)
 
  Raged like Satan with a toothache.
            —Anonymous
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  Rage like a lion.
            —Robert Burton
  2
Immeasurable thirst
Raged as a flame.
            —Lord De Tabley
  3
  Raging like an unexpected fire.
            —Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  4
  Rages … like a leopard caged.
            —Maurice Hewlett
  5
  Rage like a thirst.
            —Maurice Hewlett
  6
  Hector rages like the force of fire.
            —Homer (Pope)
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Like a wild thing, suddenly aware
That it is caged, which flings and bruises all
Its body at the bars, he rose, and raged.
            —Jean Ingelow
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  Raging as burning Hercules.
            —William J. Mickle
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  Raging as Demon of Dante.
            —Walter Parke
  10
  Rage like a fury.
            —James Robinson Planché
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  Rage, like demons in their Stygian cage.
            —John Ruskin
  12
  Rage like an angry bear, chafed with sweat.
            —William Shakespeare
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Raged within me, like a scorpion’s nest
Built in my entrails.
            —Percy Bysshe Shelley
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  Rage … like boiling liquor in a seething pot.
            —Torquato Tasso
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  Raging like one mad in flight.
            —Theocritus
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  Rage as old Voltaire at Ferney.
            —N. P. Willis
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