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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Shrivel
 
  Shrivelled like belated daisies, before a north wind.
            —Anonymous
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  Shrivels like a scroll.
            —Oliver Wendell Holmes
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  Shrivelled like a burning scroll.
            —Henry Hart Milman
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  Shrivel, like leaves when summer’s green recedes.
            —John Henry Newman
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  Shrivelling up his face, like an autumn leaf.
            —Tobias Smollett
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