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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Chirping
 
  Chirping like a cricket.
            —Anonymous
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  Chirping like a gay Cicala in a sunny bower.
            —John Stuart Blackie
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  Chirp … like new-fledged linnet.
            —Austin Dobson
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  Chirping as chirp the birds beneath the eaves.
            —Victor Hugo
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            Chirping, like the dry
High-elbow’d grigs that leap in summer grass.
            —Alfred Tennyson
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