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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Stick together like birds.
  Together like birds of prey watching a carcass.
  Come in together like dinner and wax tapers.
We all live together like two wanton vines,
Circling our souls and loves in one another.
            —Beaumont and Fletcher
  Grow together like tares and wheat.
            —Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  Hang together like bees or Scotchmen.
            —Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  Cluttered together like so many pebbles in a tide.
            —Robert Burton
  Together unavoidably, like two ships becalmed near each other.
            —Joseph Conrad
  Together, like meeting rivers.
            —John Hughes
  Gathered herself together like a watch spring.
            —Rudyard Kipling
  Paths now lie together, as our footprints on the strand.
            —T. Buchanan Read
            So we grew together,
Like to a double cherry, seeming parted,
But yet an union in partition;
Two lovely berries moulded on one stem;
So, with two seeming bodies, but one heart,
Two of the first, like coats in heraldry,
Due but to one and crowned with one crest.
            —William Shakespeare
            Join they all together,
Like many clouds consulting for foul weather.
            —William Shakespeare
  Gathered together, as prisoners are gathered in the pit.
            —Old Testament
  Together like the two kings of Brentford smelling at one nosegay.
            —Bonnel Thornton

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