|Frank J. Wilstach, comp. A Dictionary of Similes. 1916.|
| Burst like a pimple from the vicious tide of acid blood.|| 1|
| Empty as air-pumps draind of air.|| 2|
| As the feathered warblers gay.|| 3|
| Learning, like money, may be of so base a coin as to be utterly void of use.|| 4|
|Love like air is widely given;|
Power nor chance can these restrain;
Truest, noblest gifts of heaven!
Only purest in the plain.
|Love is an Aprils doubting day:|
Awhile we see the tempest lower;
Anon the radiant heaven survey,
And quite forget the flitting shower.
| Mild as the opening morn of May.|| 7|
| Fly as quick to Delias arms, as yonder halcyon skims the stream.|| 8|
| Soft as the wild ducks tender young, that floats on Avons tide.|| 9|