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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Crackle
 
  Crackling as artillery.
            —R. D. Blackmore
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  Crackling, like de bay-leaf i’ de fire.
            —Ben Jonson
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  Crackled like charcoal at the flirt of a fan.
            —Sir Richard Steele
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