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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Driving like a bedlamite.
            —Richard Cumberland
  Drives him, like a lightning.
            —Homer (Pope)
Drive her foes from their savage job
As a mad black Bullock would scatter a mob.
            —Thomas Hood
  Drives like rain to the roots.
            —George Meredith
  Drive like chaff before the blust’ring wind.
            —George Sandys
Like mists before the blasts of dawn.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  Drives out opposition, as the sun drives out the night.
            —S. G. Tallentyre
  Drove like a cataract.
            —Alfred Tennyson
  As smoke is driven away, so drive them away.
            —Old Testament
  The driving is like the driving of Jehu, the son of Nimshi; for he driveth furiously.
            —Old Testament

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