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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Dashed like a Mameluke cavalry upon a charge.
  Dashed on like a spurr’d blood-horse in a race.
            —Lord Byron
  Dashes, like a fire-flood.
            —Thomas Carlyle
  Dash along, like molten diamonds glancing.
            —Eliza Cook
  He dashed down among them as a sparrow-hawk dashes down.
  The waves … dashed like a torrent of pearls.
            —Francis S. Saltus
  Dash them in pieces like a potter’s vessel.
            —Old Testament
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