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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
John Dennis
 
  He who makes use of a Chorus in Tragedy seems to me to do like a Physitian, who, prescribing a Dose for the evacuation of Peccant Humors, should afterwards order Restringents to be taken in the midst of its kind Operation.  1
  Colorless as an etching.  2
  Purple like that of a prelate.  3
  Yawning wide like the mouth of a cavern.  4
 
 
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