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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Tranquil as night.
  Tranquil as a star.
            —Alfred Austin
  As tranquil and unmoved as Fate.
            —Ambrose Bierce
        Tranquil like a summer cloud
Which, having rained itself to a tardy peace,
Stands still in heaven as if it ruled the day.
            —Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  Tranquil as a child who goes to gather flowers.
            —Fernán Caballero
  Tranquil as a marble statue.
            —Theodore S. Fay
  Tranquil as the clear moonlight, that woos the palms on Orient shores.
            —Paul Hamilton Hayne
  More tranquil than a musk-rose blowing in a green island.
            —John Keats
  Tranquil as a summer sea.
            —William Wordsworth
  Tranquil as a dreamless sleep.
            —William Wordsworth

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