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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Inconstant
 
  Inconstant as the wind.
            —Anonymous
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  Inconstant as the shadows we survey.
            —Samuel Boyse
  2
  Inconstant as the moon.
            —Samuel Butler
  3
Inconstant … like the veriest flower ’neath whose dream folds fair
Some poisonous germ lies brooding.
            —Michael Delevante
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  Inconstant as a ship with a broken helm.
            —Egyptian
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  More inconstant than the wind.
            —William Shakespeare
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  Inconstant as waves.
            —Tobias Smollett
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  Inconstant as the waving sea.
            —Earl of Stirling
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