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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Flee
 
  Flee like desires.
            —Beaumont and Fletcher
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  Flee like a shamed child.
            —Richard Monckton Milnes
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  Flee like a dream’s dim imagery.
            —Percy Bysshe Shelley
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  Flee, like mist from the tempest’s might.
            —Percy Bysshe Shelley
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                Flee
As clouds and winds and rays across the sea.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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  Flee as a bird to your mountain.
            —Old Testament
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  Flee, as fleeing from a sword.
            —Old Testament
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  Fleeth also as a shadow.
            —Old Testament
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  Flee as the air.
            —John Greenleaf Whittier
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  Fleeing like the rose of an Arctic night.
            —George E. Woodberry
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