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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Holy
 
  As holy, as the symbol that we lay on the still bosom of our white-robed dead.
            —Oliver Wendell Holmes
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  Holy as heaven a mother’s tender love.
            —Mrs.
            —Norton
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  Holy as the watch of an invisible spirit.
            —Edgar Allan Poe
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  Holy as bowers where angels have flown.
            —A. J. Ryan
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  Holy as a choir of nuns.
            —Ralph D. Williams
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  Holy as a spire rear’d o’er the house of God.
            —John Wilson
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  Holy as one from an angel clime.
            —William Winter
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