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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  The soft palms fold like kissing shells.
  Folds up like a crush hat or a concertina.
            —Irvin S. Cobb
  Folded like a wave.
            —Oliver Wendell Holmes
  Shall fold their tents like the Arabs and as silently steal away.
            —Henry W. Longfellow
  The flowers fold their cups like praying hands.
            —Gerald Massey
  Folded like thoughts in a dream.
            —Percy Bysshe Shelley
  Eyelids folded like a white-rose leaf.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  Folded up as folds a primrose when the gates of day are shut.
            —Eugene Fitch Ware
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