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

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