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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
High
 
  High as a kite.
            —Anonymous
  1
  High as summer-surge swells.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Higher than Gilroy’s kite.
            —Anonymous
  3
  High as the herald-star.
            —Edwin Arnold
  4
  High as man’s desires.
            —Earl of Beaconsfield
  5
  High … as the stars were above the clouds.
            —Arthur. C. Benson
  6
  Higher than the price ov gold.
            —Josh Billings
  7
  High as the stars.
            —Thomas Carlyle
  8
  High as the head of Fame.
            —William Congreve
  9
  High as the spheres.
            —William Congreve
  10
  Piled high as the skies.
            —Frederick the Great
  11
  High as the berries of a wild ash tree.
            —John Keats
  12
  High as Jove’s roof.
            —Sir Roger L’Estrange
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  High as that peak in Heaven where Milton kneels.
            —Edwin Markham
  14
  High as most fantastic woman’s wits could reach.
            —Thomas Otway
  15
  As high as Gilderoy.
            —Scottish Proverb
  16
  High as heaven itself.
            —William Shakespeare
  17
  High as the sunniest heights of kindliest thought.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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  As high as heaven.
            —Old Testament
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  High as manhood’s noon.
            —William Wordsworth
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