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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Jeremy Taylor
 
  Despised, like the descending pearls of a misty morning.  1
  Expanded like the face of the sun when it mounts over the eastern hill.  2
  Friendship is like rivers, and the strand of seas, and the air, common to all the world; but tyrants, and evil customs, wars, and want of love, have made them proper and peculiar.  3
  Virtues and discourses are like friends, necessary in all fortunes; but those are the best which are friends in our sadnesses, and support us in our sorrows and sad accidents: and in this sense, no man that is virtuous can be friendless.  4
 
 
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