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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Weeps like a walrus o’er the waning moon.
  Wept like a lost child.
            —George W. Bagby
  Weep like a cut vine-twig.
            —Robert Browning
  Wept like a baffled child.
            —Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  Weep like a crocodile.
            —Robert Burton
  Weepe as dooth a child that is ybete.
            —Geoffrey Chaucer
  Weep … like a dear innocent child bitterly afflicted.
            —Friederich Heinrich Karl, Baron de La Motte-Fouqué
  I must seem like a hanging moon, a little waterish for a while.
            —Thomas Middleton
  Like a fair flower surcharged with dew, she weeps.
            —John Milton
I’m weeping like a willow
That droops in leaf and bough.
            —George P. Morris
  Weep, like a young wench that had buried her grandam.
            —William Shakespeare
  Weeps like a wench that had shed her milk.
            —William Shakespeare

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