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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Glide
 
  Glide like a gentle stream.
            —Anonymous
  1
  Glided like a flame of wind-blown fire.
            —Thomas Ashe
  2
  Glide like a fallen leaf.
            —Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  3
            Glide away
Like a ghost at break of day.
            —Robert Browning
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  Glide like happiness away.
            —Lord Byron
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  Glided … like naked demons flitting among the clouds.
            —James Fenimore Cooper
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                Glide
On smoothly, as a river floweth by,
Or as on stately pinion, through the gray
Evening, the culver cuts his liquid way.
            —David Gray
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  Glide like the flitting arrow.
            —Thomas Hastings
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                Glide
As thought through spirits sanctified.
            —Paul Hamilton Hayne
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Like phantoms painted on the magic slide,
Forth from the darkness of the past we glide,
As living shadows for a moment seen
In airy pageant on the eternal screen.
            —Oliver Wendell Holmes
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  Let my soft minutes glide securely on, like subterraneous streams, unheard, unknown.
            —Bishop Norris
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  Glide over her mind as water over a glass.
            —Harriet Parr
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  Glide to and fro like ghosts of buried centuries.
            —Edgar Allan Poe
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Like shuttles through the loom, so swiftly glide
My feather’d hours.
            —George Sandys
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  Gliding like a vision o’er the ground.
            —Robert Southey
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  Glided like a dream.
            —Celia Thaxter
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Gliding like morning mist
Enkindled by the sun.
            —William Wordsworth
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