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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Hum
 
  Hum like a cobbler.
            —Anonymous
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                Hum,
Like listless topers singing o’er their cups.
            —Arabic
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  Hum and murmur like a hive.
            —Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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  Hummed … as the sea in shells.
            —Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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  Humming, like bees that are swarming.
            —Heinrich Heine
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  Humming like a hornet.
            —Henry W. Longfellow
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  Humming … like a hive of bees.
            —Joaquin Miller
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