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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Glare
 
  Eye … glared like a full moon, or a broad burnished shield.
            —Joseph Addison
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  Glares like the maniac’s moon, whose light is madness.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Glaring like mad.
            —Aristophanes
  3
  Glaring at each other like two gaunt wolves with a famished brood.
            —Mathilde Blind
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  Glare like the eye of an enemy.
            —Joseph Conrad
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  Glaring like a lion in a trap.
            —O. Henry
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                Glare,
Like to a dreadful comet in the air.
            —Robert Herrick
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  Glares like a tiger.
            —Victor Hugo
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  Glares like an excited cat.
            —Rudyard Kipling
  9
  Glared like hot iron.
            —Rudyard Kipling
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  Glaring like red insanity.
            —Letitia Elizabeth Landon
  11
  Broad and glaring as the eye of the Cyclops.
            —Walter Savage Landor
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As glares the famished eagle from the Digentian rock
On a choice lamb that bounds alone before Bandusia’s flock,
Herminus glared on Sextus.
            —Thomas Babington Macaulay
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  Glared like a torch amidst creation’s tomb.
            —James Montgomery
  14
                Glare,
Like fiery serpents hissing through the air.
            —James Montgomery
  15
  Glare, as when a torch is hurled before a sleeper’s eyes.
            —Bayard Taylor
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  Glares, like a troubled Spirit.
            —William Wordsworth
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