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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Roll
 
  Rolls like a whale in the sea.
            —Anonymous
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  Rolling like a sea.
            —Matthew Arnold
  2
  I rolled myself like a hedgehog against the sharp points of my own thoughts.
            —Joseph von Eichendorff
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  Rolled in money like pigs in mud.
            —Thomas Hood
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  Rolls like a scow in the wake of a liner.
            —Elbert Hubbard
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  Rolled up like a scroll.
            —Christina Georgina Rossetti
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  Rolled like the willowy and tumultuous sea.
            —Robert Southey
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  Rolling like a wreath of snow.
            —Robert Southey
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                Roll
As waves that race and find no goal.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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  Roll’d about like tumbled fruit in grass.
            —Alfred Tennyson
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