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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Advice after mischief is like medicine after death.
  Advice is like kissing: it costs nothing and is a pleasant thing to do.
            —Josh Billings
  Advice is like snow; the softer it falls, and the longer it dwells upon, the deeper it sinks into the mind.
            —Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  To listen to the advice of a treacherous friend is like drinking poison from a golden cup.
  Advice all the world over is like wind in a cage. In the case of lovers, like water in a sieve.
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