|Frank J. Wilstach, comp. A Dictionary of Similes. 1916.|
| Her mind, as cleare as aire.|| 1|
| Envy, like the worm, never runs but to the fairest fruit; like a cunning bloodhound, it singles out the fattest deer in the flock.|| 2|
| Faith without works is like a bird without wings; though she may hop with her companions on earth, yet she will never fly with them to heaven; but when both are joined together, then doth the soul mount up to her eternal rest.|| 3|
| Fly like
the northern wind.|| 4|
|A flinty heart within a snowy breast|
Is like base mold lockd in a golden chest.
|Love is like youth, he thirsts,|
He scorns to be his mothers page;
But when the proceeding times assuage
The former heate, he will complaine,
And wish those pleasant houres againe.
|As reeds and willows love the water side,|
So love loves with the idle to abide.
|Like the falling star,|
Or as the flights of eagles are,
Or like the fresh springs gaudy hue,
Or silver drops of morning dew,
Or like a wind that chafes the flood,
Or bubbles which in water stood:
Even such is man, whose borrowed light
Is straight calld in and paid to-night.
|As embers touchd with sulphurs do renew,|
So will her sight kindle fresh flames in you.
As where smooth Zephyrus plays on the fleet
Face of the curled streams.
| White as a thread by hands of angels spun.|| 11|
| Whiter than mountain snow hath ever been.|| 12|