|Frank J. Wilstach, comp. A Dictionary of Similes. 1916.|
| Differ like human faces.|| 1|
| Her dismal dumps, like doleful Dido.|| 2|
| Hid, as in a grave.|| 3|
like power, disdains being questioned.|| 4|
|Our passions, like the seasons turn;|
And now we laugh, and now we mourn.
|Nature revives, like a dim winking lamp,|
That flashes brightly with parting light,
And straight is dark forever.
| Sullen as a storm.|| 7|
| Swift as the fleeting shades upon the golden corn.|| 8|
|Women, like summer storms, awhile are cloudy,|
Burst out in thunder and impetuous showrs;
But straight the sun of beauty dawns abroad,
And all the fair horizon is serene.