|Frank J. Wilstach, comp. A Dictionary of Similes. 1916.|
| Calm as infant-love.|| 1|
| Dreams are like portraits; and we find they please because they are confessed resemblances.|| 2|
| A great lie is like a great fish on dry land; it may fret and fling, and make a frightful bother, but it cannot hurt you; you have only to keep still and it will die of itself.|| 3|
|For party poets are like wasps, who dart|
Death to themselves, and to their foes but smart.
|Wine is like anger; for it makes us strong,|
Blind and impatient, and it leads us wrong;
The strength is quickly lost; we feel the error long.