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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
Chinese Proverb
  Happiness is like a sunbeam, which the least shadow intercepts, while adversity is often as the rain of spring.  1
  Harmless as a paper tiger.  2
  Firm-founded, like the bamboo’s clamping roots.  3
  Silent as snow falls on the earth.  4
  White as a flock of egrets.  5
  Gleaming white, like peach and plum blossoms.  6
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