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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Stately
 
  Stately as a column.
            —Æschylus
  1
  Stately as a Roman legion.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Stately as an oak.
            —Anonymous
  3
  Stately as a steeple.
            —Anonymous
  4
  Tall and stately as a pine.
            —Anonymous
  5
  Stately as a forest monarch.
            —Anonymous
  6
  Stately and pure as the swan on the lake.
            —Sir Samuel Ferguson
  7
  Stately as a deer with antlers.
            —Henry W. Longfellow
  8
  Stately as a palm-tree standing before the moon.
            —George Meredith
  9
  Stately as a ship under full sail.
            —Owen Meredith
  10
  Stately like the stars.
            —Christina Georgina Rossetti
  11
  Stately as a queen.
            —William Makepeace Thackeray
  12
  Stately as a King.
            —Walter Thornbury
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