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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Eugene Fitch Ware
 
  Folded up as folds a primrose when the gates of day are shut.  1
They glitter in my fancy like the distant multihedral
Steeples, domes and sunlit turrets of some beautiful cathedral.
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  Peel, like slippery elms in spring.  3
  As snug as a snag in a bog.  4
  Volatile, like autumn leaves.  5
 
 
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