Reference > Quotations > Frank J. Wilstach, comp. > A Dictionary of Similes
Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Forgotten like waves on the sea.
  Thrown aside and forgotten as are the hoofs and horns of a buffalo.
            —James Fenimore Cooper
  By all forgot, like a flower whose stem is broken.
            —Barry Cornwall
  Forgotten, as the foliage of thy youth.
            —William Cowper
  Forgotten like the forms of last year’s clouds.
            —Benjamin Franklin
  Poor and forgotten like a clod upon the field.
            —Victor Hugo
  Forgotten like an almanac out of date.
            —Jean de La Bruyère
Forgotten like an antique tale
  Of Hero and Leander.
            —Charles Lamb
  Forgotten as a fallen star.
            —Harry B. Smith
  Forgotten as changes of dreams.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  Forgotten like spilt wine.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  Forgotten as a dead man out of mind.
            —Old Testament
  Forgotten like a dream.
            —William Wordsworth

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2015 · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors · World Lit.