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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
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  Glistens like the forehead of morning.
            —Anonymous
  1
                Glistened as still
As when on moonlit eves no zephyr spills the glistening dew.
            —Edwin Arnold
  2
  Glistening, like a maid at her own ideas.
            —R. D. Blackmore
  3
  Glistened like dormer-windows piled with snow.
            —R. D. Blackmore
  4
  Glistened like a plate of beaten silver.
            —James Fenimore Cooper
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  Glistened like the path of diamonds in the sun.
            —Charles Dickens
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  Glistening … like the track of moonlight on the sea.
            —Thomas Hardy
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  Glistens like a star.
            —Emma Lazarus
  8
  Glistened as the tears in a widow’s eyes.
            —Camille Lemonnier
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  Glistened like the dews of morn.
            —Henry W. Longfellow
  10
  Glistened like the sun in water.
            —Henry W. Longfellow
  11
  Glistened like the glow of precious stones.
            —George Mac-Henry
  12
  His eyes dilated and glistened like the last flame that shoots up from an expiring fire.
            —Guy de Maupassant
  13
  Glistens like a clump of stars.
            —Cosmo Monkhouse
  14
  Glistening like gossamer.
            —James Montgomery
  15
  Glisten like the glistening eyes of nightingales in vernal leaves.
            —Robert Noel
  16
  Glistening like satin.
            —Ouida
  17
  Glistened, like a globe of burnished gold.
            —Edgar Allan Poe
  18
Glistened like an emerald,
Beneath the glow-worm’s sheen.
            —Francis S. Saltus
  19
  Glistring lyke glasse.
            —John Skelton
  20
  Eye glistened like that of a rattlesnake.
            —Tobias Smollett
  21
  Glistened like a tin roof in the noon-day sun.
            —Henry M. Stanley
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  Glistening like the eyes of love.
            —Joseph Turnley
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