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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Lurk
 
  Lurk behind, like a concealed root.
            —Miguel de Cervantes
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  Lurked as comfortably as a shy bird in its native thicket.
            —Joseph Conrad
  2
  Lurk like vermin.
            —John Davidson
  3
  Lurks like embers raked in ashes.
            —John Dryden
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  Lurks and clings as withering, damning blight.
            —George Eliot
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  Lurking … like a concealed enemy.
            —Henry Fielding
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  Lurks like a mole underneath the visible surface of manners.
            —Thomas Hardy
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Lurk, like a snake under the innocent shade
Of a spread summer-leaf.
            —Thomas Middleton
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Lurking like a savage thing
Crouching for a treacherous spring.
            —Maurice Thompson
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