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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Fantastic
 
  Fantastical, like a sick man’s dreams.
            —Anonymous
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  Fantastic … as the sports of a Naiad.
            —Edward Bulwer-Lytton
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  Fantastic as a war-dance.
            —Gilbert K. Chesterton
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  Fantastic as a Chinese weapon.
            —Maurice Maeterlinck
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  Fantastic as a woman’s mood.
            —Sir Walter Scott
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  A fantastic splendor as of Aladdin and Arabian nights.
            —Israel Zangwill
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