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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Raved like a bedlamite.
  Rave like a madman.
  Rave like an epileptic dervish.
            —Robert Browning
  Rave like beasts stupefied.
            —Robert Burton
  Rave like a man in Bedlam.
            —George Colman, the Younger
  Raved like a fiend.
            —Josiah Gilbert Holland
  Rave like a fury.
            —Walter Savage Landor
  Raving like a mad creature.
            —Jane Porter
  Rave like Shakespeare’s jealous Moor.
            —Christopher Smart
  Raving … like a Maenad starting up at the rattle of the sacred emblems, when the triennial orgies lash her with the cry of Bacchus, and Cithæron’s yell calls her into the night.

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