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A Dictionary of Similes
Frank J. Wilstach, comp. A Dictionary of Similes.
Charles James Lever
Bawl like a boatswain of a man-of-war.
Black as the king of Ashantee.
As certainly as the thunder-crash follows the lightning.
A laugh like a suffocating wheeze.
The pursuit was like Jacobs ladderif it did lead to heaven it was certainly an awfully long journey, and very hard on ones legs.
Lakes shining like polished mirrors.
Stiff as a ramrod.
Strong as a jail.
Twisting like a serpent.
A voice like the fourth string of a violoncello.
Something like the voice of a frog with a quinsy.
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