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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Groan
 
                Groaned
Like some sad prophet, that foresaw the doom
Of those whom best he loved, and could not save.
            —John Dryden
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  Groans like a cannon-ball.
            —Richard Lovelace
  2
  Groaneth, like a door on rusty hinges.
            —Martin Farquhar Tupper
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  Groaning like a dying horse.
            —William Ward
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