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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Creak
 
                Wailing creak,
Like an almost human shriek.
            —John T. Trowbridge
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  Creaked like the implacable cicada’s cry.
            —Robert Browning
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  Creak like the chariot wheels of Satan.
            —Ben Jonson
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