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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
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Leads the passions, like the orb that guides,
From pole to pole, the palpitating tides.
            —Oliver Wendell Holmes
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            Leads them like a thing
Made by some other deity than nature.
            —William Shakespeare
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  Lead thee, as a staff directs the blind.
            —Jonathan Swift
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  Lead as a mother.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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Led lovingly like hound in huntsman’s leash
Or child by finger.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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