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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
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Kindling like a Christmas feaster
When some wild chorus shakes the vinous air.
            —Oliver Wendell Holmes
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  Kindled like as heaven in June.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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  Heart kindling as the heart of heaven.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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  Kindling, as dawn a frost-bound precipice.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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  Kindling as a rose at breath of sunrise.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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            Kindles and burns,
Like a fiery star in the upper air.
            —John Greenleaf Whittier
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