Reference > Quotations > Frank J. Wilstach, comp. > A Dictionary of Similes
  PREVIOUSNEXT  
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Laugh (Verb)
 
  Laugh like a loon.
            —Anonymous
  1
  Laughing like a stentor.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Laughed like a bell.
            —R. D. Blackmore
  3
  Laughed as if he had drowned a dog.
            —Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  4
  Laugh on one side, like the masks of the ancients.
            —Alexandre Dumas, père
  5
  To laugh like Robin Goodfellow—a long, loud, hearty horse laugh.
            —Robert Forby (Vocabulary of East Anglia)
  6
  Laughed like the sun.
            —Richard Le Gallienne
  7
  Laughed as incessantly as a bird sings.
            —Guy de Maupassant
  8
  Laughed like a bowlful of jelly.
            —Clement. C. Moore
  9
  Laugh like a swarm of flies.
            —François Rabelais
  10
  He laughed like the screech of a rusty hinge.
            —James Whitcomb Riley
  11
  Laugh, like parrots, at a bag-piper.
            —William Shakespeare
  12
  Laughed, like a happy fountain in a cave brightening the gloomy rocks.
            —Alexander Smith
  13
  Laughs like beech-leaves ringing in the light.
            —Trumbull Stickney
  14
 
 
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
  PREVIOUSNEXT  
 
Loading
Click here to shop the Bartleby Bookstore.

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2014 Bartleby.com · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors