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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Faithful as dog, the lonely shepherd’s pride.
  Faithful as a good book.
  Faithful as the planets.
  Faithful as wax to one settled impression.
            —Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  Faithful as the sun in the heavens.
            —James R. Gilmore
  Faithful as the knee-joint to its socket.
            —Arthur Guiterman
  Faithful as the eagle to the sun, as is the steel unto the magnet.
            —Victor Hugo
  Faithful as the hands of a clock to the springs.
            —George Meredith
  Faithful as the star is to the night.
            —T. Buchanan Read
            Faithful, from day to day,
As Hesperus, that leads the sun his way.
            —Torquato Tasso
  Faithful as the sun.
            —Henry Vaughan
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