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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Shudder (Verb)
 
  Shuddered like some woman’s overfat pug when a street dog bristles up at him.
            —O. Henry
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  Shuddered like a man in a fever.
            —Maurice Hewlett
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  Shuddered as at a swift cleaving of cold steel.
            —George Meredith
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  Shuddering like a shot bird.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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