|Frank J. Wilstach, comp. A Dictionary of Similes. 1916.|
|George Sylvester Viereck|
| Blazes like a mighty sword|
Leaping to the fight.
| Clasped like some strange book of sorcery.|| 2|
|Her kisses burn where they close and cling|
Like pain of longing or fire of hell.
| Deep as the bottomless pit.|| 4|
| A thing as fleeting as the thin sea-foam.|| 5|
| Flickering like a flame, half choked by wind and dust.|| 6|
Like doves before the gathering storm.
| Pale sad faces like faint flames dying.|| 8|
|The air is thick as incense-wreaths|
That waver in the candles gleam.