|Frank J. Wilstach, comp. A Dictionary of Similes. 1916.|
| Bounds, light as hind before the hound.|| 1|
|Brightens all my sorrow,|
Like gleams of sunshine in a lowring sky.
|Like frisking heifer, loose in flowery meads,|
She gads whereer her roving fancy leads.
| Gay as the primrose-dell in May.|| 4|
| Mild as the lamb.|| 5|
|Shine, like woodland flowers which paint the desert glades,|
And waste their sweetness in unfrequented shades.
| Shy as the fawn.|| 7|
| Lightly skimming
Like winds which gently brush the plying grass.
| Sweet as violet-borders growing over fountains over-flowing.|| 9|
|Like the tendrils of the vine,|
Do her auburn tresses twine.
| Unharmful as the dove.|| 11|
| Unkind as hail.|| 12|