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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Teeth
 
Those cherries fairly do enclose
Of orient pearl a double row;
Which when her lovely laughter shows,
They look like rosebuds filled with snow.
            —Richard Alison
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  Teeth, as the gourd’s white seed.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Teeth like string pearls in carceneto of gold.
            —Arabian Nights
  3
  Teeth like the tusks of jinni who frightened poultry in henhouses.
            —Arabian Nights
  4
                Teeth
Like pearls a merchant picks to make a string.
            —Edwin Arnold
  5
  Her teeth were like pearls array’d in order.
            —Serbian Ballad
  6
Her teeth are like a flock of sheep,
With fleeces newly washen clean,
That slowly mount the rising steep.
            —Robert Burns
  7
            Teeth like falling snow
For white, were placed in a double row.
            —Abraham Cowley
  8
  A girl with teeth like the pieces of broken glass people put on their walls.
            —Edmond and Jules de Goncourt
  9
  White teeth showing like pearls dropped in a rose.
            —Adams S. Hill
  10
  Thy teeth like rows of Kunda-petals.
            —Jayadeva
  11
Red like lips disclosing
Twin rows of fairy pearl.
            —Lewis Morris
  12
  Teeth serve as a fence to the mouth.
            —West African Proverb
  13
  Teeth like ivory mixed with pearl.
            —Charles Reade
  14
  Thy teeth resemble stringed jewels; but how can I liken them to lifeless pearls?
            —Romance of Antar
  15
  Thy teeth are like a flock of sheep that are even shorn, which came up from the washing; whereof every one bear twins, and none is barren among them.
            —Old Testament
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  Her teeth like pomegranate grains.
            —Vikram and the Vampire
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