|Frank J. Wilstach, comp. A Dictionary of Similes. 1916.|
| Lips, as blue as salt-water.|| 1|
| Her breath|
Like a soft western wind, when it glides oer
Arabia, creating gums and spices.
| Her constancy, that, like a rock,|
Beats off temptation, as that mocks the fury
Of the proud waves.
| As the index tells the contents of the book, and directs to the particular chapter, even so do the outward habit and garments, in man or woman, give us a taste of the spirit, and point to the eternal quality of the soul; and there cannot be a more evident and gross manifestation of poor, degenerate, dunghill blood and breeding, than a rude, unpolished, disordered, and slovenly outside.|| 4|
| Familiar as eating.|| 5|
| Glorious as the Spring.|| 6|
| Killing as a plague.|| 7|
as killing as the basilisks.|| 8|
That open like the morn, breathing perfumes,
On such as dare approach them.
| Naked as my nail.|| 10|
| His bones|
Rattle in his skin, like beans tossed in a bladder.
| Small as atoms.|| 12|
| Stares as he had seen Medusas head.|| 13|
| Tedious as dull sorrows.|| 14|
as a cat in a bowl of water.|| 15|