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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Wandering like a passportless man.
            —Arthur Acheson
  Wanderings as wild as those of the March-spirit.
            —Charlotte Brontë
  Wandering as the wind.
            —William Cullen Bryant
  Wandered up and down there like an early Christian refugee in the catacombs.
            —Joseph Conrad
  Wandering like a plaintive shadow about the places where I dwell.
            —Théphile Gautier
  Wanders like an unfettered stream.
            —Nathaniel Hawthorne
  Wander like a lost soul in a Sam Lloyd puzzle.
            —O. Henry
  Wanders up and down the world like the noble Morninger.
            —Archibald MacMechan
  Wandering, like a leaf off the tree.
            —George Meredith
  Wander like streams through the snow.
            —Miles O’Reilly
Like the world’s rejected guest.
            —Percy Bysshe Shelley
  Wander like a desert wind, without a place of rest.
            —Alexander Smith
  Wander from mistress to mistress, like a pilgrim from town to town, who every night must have a fresh lodging, and ’s in haste to be gone in the morning.
            —Sir John Vanbrugh
  Wandered about at random, like dogs that have lost the scent.
I wander’d lonely as a cloud
That floats on high o’er vales and hills.
            —William Wordsworth
  Wanders like a gliding ghost.
            —William Wordsworth

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