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A Dictionary of Similes
Frank J. Wilstach, comp. A Dictionary of Similes.
True goodness is like the glow-worm in this, that it shines most when no eyes, except those of heaven, are upon it.
As a horse when he has run, a bee when he has made honey, so man when he has done a good act does not call out for others to come and see, but he goes on to another act, as the vine goes on to produce again the grapes in season.
Goodness, like the Sun, enlightens all.
Goodnesse is like the art prospective: one point center, begetting infinite rayes.
Sir Thomas Overbury
Your goodness is as a morning cloud, and as the early dew it goeth away.
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