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

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