|Frank J. Wilstach, comp. A Dictionary of Similes. 1916.|
| A poor man without patience is like a lamp without oil.|| 1|
| Dimly traced|
Like moss-grown letters on a mouldering stone.
|Gently she moved in the calmness of beauty,|
Moved as the bough to the light breeze of morning.
| White as the stem of a young palm.|| 4|
| White as paper of Syria.|| 5|