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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
Like new-mown meadows, when the grass exhales
Sweet fragrance to the foot that tramples it.
            —D. A. Atterbom
  Charm, like beauty’s goddess.
            —English Ballad
  Sheds a charm, like to the fabled Cytherea’s zone, binding all things with beauty.
            —Lord Byron
  Charms, as resistless as the fascinating Egyptian, for which Anthony wisely paid the bauble of the world.
            —C. C. Colton
  Charms like gleams of opening Heav’n.
            —John Gilbert Cooper
  Charmed like an April rose.
            —William Hartley Holcombe
  Charming as a god.
            —Thomas Otway
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