|Frank J. Wilstach, comp. A Dictionary of Similes. 1916.|
| Ladies, like barristers, must wait to be chosen.|
| A fine lady is a squirrel-headed thing, with small airs and small notions; about as applicable to the business of life as a pair of tweezers to the clearing of a forest.|
|Ladies, like variegated tulips, show|
T is to their changes half their charms we owe.
| Great ladies, like great merchants, set but the higher prizes upon what they have, because they are not in necessity of taking the first offer.|