|Frank J. Wilstach, comp. A Dictionary of Similes. 1916.|
|Sir Charles Sedley|
|Bloomd in the winter of his days,|
Like Glastonbury thorn.
|Women, like things, at second hand|
Do half their value lose;
But, whilst all courtship they withstand,
May at their pleasure choose.
| Awful as a villain in a domestic melodrama.|| 3|