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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Grin
 
  Grin like a Cheshire cat, from ear to ear.
            —Anonymous
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  Grinning like one bringing rare news.
            —J. M. Barrie
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  Grinning like enchanted apes.
            —Thomas Carlyle
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  Grin like a basket of chips.
            —Francis Grose
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  Grins like some fantastic nightly spectre.
            —Adam Gottlob Oehlenschläger
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                Grin like lions
Upon the pikes o’ the hunters.
            —William Shakespeare
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