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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Follow
 
Follow the track of blood …
Like to some hound that hunts a wounded fawn.
            —Æschylus
  1
  Follow like a flock of sheep.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Follow … like geese on a common.
            —Anonymous
  3
  Follow one like Anthony’s pig.
            —Anonymous
  4
  Followed fate as an Irishman a wheelbarrow.
            —Anonymous
  5
  Follows like a shadow.
            —Anonymous
  6
Followed faithfully
As if ’twere his shadow.
            —Edwin Arnold
  7
  Follow’d her desire, as sunlight tracks the shadow of a cloud.
            —Thomas Ashe
  8
I be bounde to followe it,
As the carpenter his ruler.
            —English Ballad
  9
  Follow one another like ducks in a gutter.
            —Beaumont and Fletcher
  10
  The jackals of the desert follow their prey in families, like the place-hunters of Europe.
            —John Bright
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  Followed like a comet-tail.
            —Thomas Carlyle
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  Followed like a child after the Pied Piper.
            —O. Henry
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  Follow each other, like surge upon surge.
            —William Knox
  14
  Misfortune follows him like a faithful hound.
            —Stephen Phillips
  15
  Follow, as the night the day.
            —William Shakespeare
  16
  Followed … like one drawn by a charm.
            —Edward R. Sill
  17
  Youth follows life, as bees the honeybell.
            —Bayard Taylor
  18
                Will follow thee,
As the ripple follows the bark at sea.
            —John Greenleaf Whittier
  19
  Like geese each other follow.
            —George Withers
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