|Frank J. Wilstach, comp. A Dictionary of Similes. 1916.|
|William James Linton|
| Careless as the wind.|| 1|
| Gentle as truth.|| 2|
|Love, like the lark, while soaring sings;|
Wouldst have him spread again his wings?
What careth he for higher skies
Who on the heart of harvest lies,
And finds both sun and firmament
Closed in the round of his content?
| Scornful as honor is.|| 4|
| Wise as age.|| 5|
| Wrathful as Justice in her earnest mood.|| 6|