|Frank J. Wilstach, comp. A Dictionary of Similes. 1916.|
As was bright Lucifer before his fall.
| As chaste as was Penelope.|| 2|
| Dear as these mine eyes.|| 3|
| Duck as low as any barefoot friar.|| 4|
| Fair as the whitest snow on Scythian hills.|| 5|
|O, thou art fairer than the evening air,|
Clad in the beauty of a thousand stars.
| Fawn like spaniels.|| 7|
| Fierce as Achilles was.|| 8|
| Fly as fast as Iris or Joves Mercury.|| 9|
| Fragrant as the morning rose.|| 10|
| I think myself as great|
As Cæsar riding in the Roman street,
With captive kings at his triumphant car.
| Grunts like a hog.|| 12|
|Hopeless and as full of fear|
As are the blasted banks of Erebus.
like a fox in midst of harvest-time.|| 14|
| Staggering like a quivering aspen leaf.|| 15|
| Straight as Circes wand.|| 16|
| Stretched as far as doth the mind of man.|| 17|
| As sure as Heaven rained manna for the Jews.|| 18|
| True as death.|| 19|
|Must I be vexed like the nightly bird,|
Whose sight is loathsome to all winged fowls.
| Withered like some short-lived flower.|| 21|