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A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver.
Proverbs 25:11
Old Testament
A Dictionary of Similes
 
By Frank J. Wilstach
 
Wilstach spent over 20 years tracing more than 16,000 similies to about 2,000 sources and categorizing them under some 3,000 subjects.
 
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CONTENTS
Bibliographic Record    Preface

BOSTON: LITTLE, BROWN, & Co., 1916.
NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 2010

 
Category Index
AbandontoCynic
DailytoFuture
GabbletoLife
LifelesstoPuzzled
QuailtoStick
StifftoZigzag
 
Featured Entries
Beautiful, Black, Blind, Blue, Blush, Bright, Calm, Change, Chaste, Cheek, Clear, Cling, Cold, Dark, Dead, Deep, Differ, Dull, Easy, Eye, Face, Fade, Fair, Fast, Fierce, Firm, Fixed, Fled, Fly, Free, Fresh, Full, Gay, Gleam, Glitter, Glow, Gone, Happy, Heart, Keen, Light, Lip, Loud, Love, Man, Melt, Mild, Mind, Pale, Pass, Plain, Pure, Red, Rich, Round, Sad, Scatter, Sharp, Shine, Shrink, Silent, Smile, Smooth, Soft, Sparkle, Spread, Still, Straight, Strong, Sure, Sweet, Swift, Thick, Tremble, True, Vanish, Voice, Warm, Welcome, White, Wild, Wit, Woman
 
Author Index
Gilbert Abbott À BecketttoCharles Dickens
Emily DickinsontoLays of Ancient India
Emma LazarustoThomas Shadwell
William ShakespearetoJohann Heinrich Zschokke
 
Featured Entries
Anonymous, Arabian Nights, Bacon, Bailey, Balzac, Beaumont and Fletcher, Billings, Blackmore, E.B. Browning, R. Browning, Bulwer-Lytton, Burton, Butler, Byron, Carlyle, Chaucer, Coleridge, Colton, Conrad, Cowper, Dickens, Dryden, Dumas, George Eliot, Emerson, Hawthorne, O. Henry, O.W. Holmes, Homer, Hood, Hugo, Keats, Kipling, Longfellow, Lyly, Massey, de Maupassant, Meredith, Montgomery, T. Moore, Old Testament, Ouida, Pope, Read, Reade, Riley, C.G. Rossetti, D.G. Rossetti, M. Scott, Shakespeare, Shelley, Southey, Spenser, Swift, Swinburne, Taylor, Tennyson, Whittier, Wordsworth
 
 
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