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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Howl
 
  Howl like a dervish.
            —Anonymous
  1
  Howl like a vagabond for bread.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Howled like a just-lugged bear.
            —Robert Browning
  3
  Howling, like a wolf, flies the famished northern blast.
            —William Cullen Bryant
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  Howl’d for help as wolves do for a meal.
            —Lord Byron
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  Howl like a wolf.
            —Charles Dickens
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  Howls like a thousand demons.
            —George Eliot
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  Howling like a pig in a gate.
            —Charles Kingsley
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  Howl like a wild beast.
            —Rudyard Kipling
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  Howled like a pack of famished dogs.
            —Alphonse M. L. Lamartine
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  Howlings, like a herd of ravenous wolves disappointed of their prey.
            —William H. Prescott
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  Howling like savage creatures grazed by death.
            —Charles Reade
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  Howling, like a slaughtered town.
            —Percy Bysshe Shelley
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