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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  He came down the road like hell beating tanbark.
  Came and went like the lighthouse gleam on a black night at sea.
            —Robert Buchanan
  Came out of his shell like the aurelia out of the grub.
            —William Hazlitt
  Came from all sides like conspirators from a wood in a tragedy.
            —Maurice Hewlett
  Came, like a ray from Heaven, that shines and disappears.
            —John Home
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