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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Asian
 
  Thoughts as clear as limpid springs.  1
  A friend both wise and true amid all shocks resplendent shines, like fire upon a rock’s high top, which dissipates the darkness round and fills the travellers by with joy profound.  2
  Glossy as the finest silk.  3
  Majestic as the sun at noon.  4
My soul is commingled with thine,
As water is mingled with wine.
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  Pale as despairing woe.  6
  As rare as wings upon a cat, or flowers of air, a rabbit’s horns, or ropes of tortoise-hair.  7
  From his eyes a stream of tears descended like a broken necklace of pearls.  8
 
 
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