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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Kiss
 
  Her kisses were like tire explosions.
            —Anonymous
  1
  Kissing … is as a prologue to a play.
            —Henry Fielding
  2
The kisses of thy deathless lips,
Like strange star-pulses, throbbed through space.
            —Paul Hamilton Hayne
  3
  Kiss as close as a scallop.
            —Ben Jonson
  4
Came kissing like rich airs from secret shores
To those who sail into the eternal dawn.
            —Gerald Massey
  5
  Kisses as unctuous as oil.
            —Francis S. Saltus
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  Kisses like sweet, sad, subtle scents of myrrh.
            —Francis S. Saltus
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  Kisses are like grains of gold or silver found upon the ground, of no value themselves, but precious as showing that a mine is near.
            —George Villiers
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