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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Brighten
 
  Brighten like a morning of young spring.
            —John M. Leavitt
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Brightened as in sunshine gleam the ripples
That the cold wind makes in rivers.
            —Henry W. Longfellow
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  Brighten, like a meadow when the sun comes out.
            —Dinah Maria Mulock
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  Brightened, like the full moon of heaven; when the clouds vanish away, and leave her calm and broad in the midst of the sky.
            —Ossian
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Brightens all my sorrow,
Like gleams of sunshine in a low’ring sky.
            —Ambrose Philips
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            Brightened
As a forest with birds.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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  Brightened like the moon.
            —Bayard Taylor
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  Brightening like a star at eve.
            —N. P. Willis
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