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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Hair
 
  Her hair was like the threads of gold.
            —Scottish Ballad
  1
Her hair is like the curling mist
That shades the mountain-side at e’en.
            —Robert Burns
  2
  Her dusky hair, like silver night elbowing the gloom of twilight.
            —Darrel Figgis
  3
  Hair like weed.
            —Maurice Hewlett
  4
  His blond hair like gold from the furnace.
            —Charles Nodier
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  Hair like the mist of the hill, soft and curling in the day of the sun.
            —Ossian
  6
Her hair is like the golden corn
A low wind breathes upon:
Or like the golden harvest-moon
When all the mists are gone:
Or like a stream with golden sands
On which the sun has shone
Day after day in summertime
Ere autumn leaves are wan.
            —Christina Georgina Rossetti
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  Her hair, like golden threads, play’d with her breath.
            —William Shakespeare
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