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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Gloomy
 
  Gloomy as a graveyard on a wet Sunday.
            —Anonymous
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  Gloomy as a hobgoblin.
            —Charles Dickens
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  Gloomy outside, like a rusty chest.
            —John Dryden
  3
  Gloomy as night.
            —Homer (Pope)
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  Begloomed like seas empurpled under cloud.
            —Robert Noel
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  Gloomy and dogged like a dangerous maniac in his cell.
            —Charles Reade
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  Gloomy, like a gathered tempest.
            —Isaac Watts
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