|Frank J. Wilstach, comp. A Dictionary of Similes. 1916.|
|Sir John Davies|
| Blushd and smiled like a clear and rosy eventide.|| 1|
| Blusheth like the Indian ivory which is with dip of Tyrian purple dyd.|| 2|
|Maids are like contentment in this life,|
Which all the world have sought, but none enjoyd.
| Sing like a swan, as if thou wentst to bliss.|| 4|
|Wedlock, indeed, hath oft compared been To public feasts, where meet the public rout. Where they that are without would fain go in, And they that are within would fain go out.|| 5|