|Frank J. Wilstach, comp. A Dictionary of Similes. 1916.|
| Sink like a lark falling suddenly to earth.|
| Sinks like a plummet.|
| Sinks, like a seaweed, into whence she rose.|
Like a blade sent home to its scabbard.
| Sink lower than the grave.|
|Then sinks, as beauty fades and passion cools,|
The scorn of coxcombs, and the jest of fools.
| Sunk like lead into the sea.|
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
| Sinks like a lily from the storm.|
| Sink like fall of summer eve.|
| The erect body sank like a sword driven home into the scabbard.|
|The nerves of Power|
Sink, as a lutes in rain.
Walter Savage Landor
As one that kneels before a virgin shrine.
| Sinks eclipsed, as at the dawn a star when coverd by the solar ray.|
| Sinks, like a strain of vesper-song.|
| I sank under it like a baby fed on starch.|
George Bernard Shaw
| Sink down as a sunset in sea-mist.|
Algernon Charles Swinburne
| Sink as the pausing of music.|
| They sank into the bottom as a stone.|
| Sank as lead in the mighty waters.|