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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Slumber
 
  Slumbers as in a grave.
            —Robert Browning
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  Slumbered like Goldsmith’s Madam Blaize, bedizened and brocaded.
            —Austin Dobson
  2
  Slumbers like a beam of moonlight.
            —Henry Ellison
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  Slumber like a stone.
            —Ralph Waldo Emerson
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  Slumber like the leaves of a lily at nightfall.
            —Oliver Wendell Holmes
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Slumbering quietly,
Like forms which sculptors carve.
            —Percy Bysshe Shelley
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  Slumberest here like a caged bird that never knew its pinions.
            —N. P. Willis
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