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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Yawning
 
  Yawning wide like the mouth of a cavern.
            —John Dennis
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  Yawning destruction, deep as the grave.
            —Charles Kisfaludy
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  Yawning, like some old crater rent anew.
            —Thomas Moore
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  Yawning silently like an image.
            —Octave Uzanne
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