|Frank J. Wilstach, comp. A Dictionary of Similes. 1916.|
| Lurk behind, like a concealed root.|
Miguel de Cervantes
| Lurked as comfortably as a shy bird in its native thicket.|
| Lurk like vermin.|
| Lurks like embers raked in ashes.|
| Lurks and clings as withering, damning blight.|
like a concealed enemy.|
| Lurks like a mole underneath the visible surface of manners.|
|Lurk, like a snake under the innocent shade|
Of a spread summer-leaf.
|Lurking like a savage thing|
Crouching for a treacherous spring.