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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Lovely as the first green in the wood.
  Lovely as Venus.
  Lovely as sleep.
  Lovely as an angel’s dream.
            —Emily Brontë
  Lovely as all excellence.
            —William Browne
  Lucid and lovely as the morning star.
            —Michael Bruce
  Lovely as Love.
            —Lord Byron
  Lovely as day.
            —George Colman, the Younger
  Lovely and piteous, like a frosted flower.
            —Helen G. Cone
  Lovely as the morning.
            —Barry Cornwall
  Lovely as fairies.
  Lovely as seraphs.
            —Washington Irving
  Lovely as lilies ungathered.
            —Harriet E. Hamilton King
  Lovely as May.
            —John Logan
  Lovely as is the maiden moon in May.
            —Walter Malone
  Lovely as a bridegroom.
            —Mary Russell Mitford
Lovely as an infant’s dream
On the waking mother’s breast.
            —James Montgomery
  Lovely as the first beam of the sun.
  Lovely as adolescence.
  Lovely as an obelisk in a desert.
            —Thomas Nelson Page
  Lovely as light.
            —Matthew Prior
  Lovely as the Lord of Night.
  Lovely as a queen.
            —Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  Lovely as the smiling infant spring.
            —Sir Walter Scott
  Lovely as a budding rose.
            —Robert Southey
  Lovely as nymphs.
            —Robert Southey
  Lovely as the youthful dreams of Hope.
            —Robert Southey
  Lovely as a landscape in a dream.
            —Alfred Tennyson
  Lovely as the violet.
            —Martin Farquhar Tupper
  Lovely as a Lapland night.
            —William Wordsworth
  Lovely as spring’s first rose.
            —William Wordsworth

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