|Frank J. Wilstach, comp. A Dictionary of Similes. 1916.|
|Earl of Dorset|
| Backward, like a witchs prayers.|| 1|
| Deep conceits, like maggots, breed in carrion.|| 2|
|Wit, like fierce-claret, whent begins to pall,|
Neglected lies, as f of no use at all;
But, in its full perfection of decay,
Turns vinegar, and comes again in play.