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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Lightly
 
  Lightly as the skimming of swallows.
            —Anonymous
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            Lightly and softly,
As a queen’s languid and imperial arm
Which scatters crowns among her lovers.
            —Robert Browning
  2
  Set as lightly as a mouse-trap.
            —Maurice Hewlett
  3
  Lightly as swimming shadows dusk the lake.
            —Gerald Massey
  4
  Lightly as a kite rushes through the gloom of the dawn.
            —Ouida
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  Lightly as bird on wing.
            —Samuel Ward
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