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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Faith without works is like a bird without wings; though she may hop with her companions on earth, yet she will never fly with them to heaven; but when both are joined together, then doth the soul mount up to her eternal rest.
            —Francis Beaumont
  Faith, like the phœnix, soars and sings.
            —Richard Le Gallienne
  Faith, like light, should ever be simple and unbending.
            —Martin Luther
  Faith, like the itch, is catching.
            —Luigi Pulci
  Faith is like a lily lifted high and white.
            —Christina Georgina Rossetti
  Faith, amid the disorders of a sinful life, is like the lamp burning in an ancient tomb.
            —Madame Swetchine

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