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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Grow
 
  Grow like a cow’s tail, downwards.
            —Anonymous
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  Grows like Jimson weed in a pile of compost.
            —Anonymous
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  We do not make our thoughts; they grow in us like grain in a wood.
            —Philip James Bailey
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  Growing like smoke.
            —Frances Hodgson Burnett
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  Grow like grass in May.
            —George Eliot
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Like some fair plant beneath my careful hand
He grew, he flourish’d and he grac’d the land.
            —Homer (Pope)
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  That grows with gazing on, like lover’s beauty.
            —Gerald Massey
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  Grew like the summer grass.
            —William Shakespeare
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  Grow like weeds on a neglected tomb.
            —Percy Bysshe Shelley
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  Grows great as the moon through the month.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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