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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
Amy Leslie
  Abrupt as a sultry little thunder shower.  1
  Clever as Chat-Noir impromptu.  2
  Cold as a skeleton.  3
  Complex as a mathematician’s schedule of the Zodiac.  4
  Crisp as wintergreen berries.  5
  Dewy as a spring morning.  6
  Dishonest as local elections.  7
  Drifts like April snow.  8
  Eerie as a witch’s ballad.  9
  Effervescent as young wine.  10
  Fine as bronze floss.  11
  Fit her as a helmet might a hero.  12
  Funny as an open switch.  13
  Handily as a Tacoma Indian picks hops.  14
  Handsome as a Detaille chevalier.  15
  Loyal as prairie scout.  16
  Mighty as an ivy-suffocated tower against a field of johnny-jump-ups.  17
  Modern as an arc light.  18
  Pale as an unawakened Galatea.  19
  Pale as pale November dawn.  20
  Pretty as a rosebud debutante.  21
  Prophetic as the palm of Parsifal’s hand.  22
  Quiet as a nest of monasteries.  23
  Scintillating as a poet’s rapture.  24
  Silent as the Trafalgar Square lions.  25
  Sweet as a bell in the woods.  26
  Sympathetic as chameleons.  27
  True as the Apocalypse.  28
  Voluptuous as a tropical night.  29
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