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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Yelling like savages.
  Yolleden, as fendes doon in helle.
            —Geoffrey Chaucer
  Yelling like a maniac.
            —Alexandre Dumas, père
  A discordant universal yell, like house-dogs howling at a dinner-bell.
            —John H. Frere
  Yell like a wronged panther.
            —Alfred Henry Lewis
  A yell as of wild beasts in their famine.
  Yelled like incarnate fiends.
            —Michael Scott
                Dire yell,
As when, by night and negligence, the fire
Is spied in populous cities.
            —William Shakespeare
                Yell’d out
Like syllable of dolour.
            —William Shakespeare
  Yelled like all-possessed.
            —Sam Slick
  Yelled as beasts of ravin.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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