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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Streaming like feathers of a shuttlecock.
            —Ambrose Bierce
Branches stream like the dishevelled hair
Of women in the sadness of despair.
            —William Cullen Bryant
  Streamed o’er his memory like a forest’s flame.
            —Oliver Wendell Holmes
  Streaming like a flag of battle.
            —George Meredith
Streamed like curtain-rents
Fluttered by a wind.
            —George Meredith
Her locks streamed like the torch
Borne by a racer at full speed,
Or like the mane of horses in their flight
Or like an angel when she stems the light
Straight towards the sun,
Or like a caged thing freed,
Or like a flying flag when armies run.
            —Christina Georgina Rossetti
  Stream like a comet’s flashing hair.
            —Percy Bysshe Shelley
  Stream, like a sunset.
            —Frederick Tennyson

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