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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Inevitable
 
  Inevitable as death.
            —Anonymous
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  Inevitable as the unfolding of the lily bud to the sun.
            —Anonymous
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  Inevitable as the brute mother shields her young from attacks of the hereditary enemy.
            —George Eliot
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  Influences … inevitable as those musical vibrations which take possession of us with a rhythmic empire that no sooner ceases than we desire it to begin again.
            —George Eliot
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