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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
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  Energy, even like the biblical grain of mustard-seed, will remove mountains.  1
  Folly is like the growth of weeds, always luxurious and spontaneous; wisdom, like flowers, requires cultivation.  2
  The teacher is like the candle, it lights others in consuming itself.  3
  Tears of joy, like summer raindrops, are pierced by sunbeams.  4
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