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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Lovers are like walking ghosts, they always haunt the spot of their misdeeds.
            —George H. Boker
  Lovers like sick folks may say what they please.
            —Jeremy Collier
  A lover is like a hunter, if the game be got with too much ease he cares not for it.
            —Robert Mead
  The quarrels of lovers are like summer showers, that leave the country more verdant and beautiful.
            —Madame Necker
  Young lovers, like game cocks, are made bolder by being kept without light.
            —Sir John Vanbrugh

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