|Frank J. Wilstach, comp. A Dictionary of Similes. 1916.|
| Wearied as a finch in a cage.|
| Weary as a haystack-sleeper.|
|Weary, with her hard embracing,|
Like a wild bird being tamed with too much handling,
Or as the fleet-foot roe thats tired with chasing,
Or like the froward infant stilld with dandling.