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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
William Cartwright
 
  Bend one way, like a field of corn in a hurricane.  1
  Retained their wonted vigour … as clocks once set in motion do yet go, the hand being absent.  2
  Swayed and bent as gracefully as doth a lily-bell, when by the summer zephyr gently kissed.  3
 
 
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