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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Growl
 
  Growled within himself like a little double-bass.
            —Charles Dickens
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  Growls, roars and breaks itself, like our eternal and powerless despair.
            —Alexandre Dumas, père
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  Growl, like a crescendo in the double bass.
            —Samuel Lover
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  He growls like a bear that has burnt his paw.
            —Osmanli Proverb
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