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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Mild
 
  Mild and peaceful as Socrates.
            —Anonymous
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  Mild as the ev’ning’s humid ray.
            —Thomas Blacklock
  2
  Mild as an English summer lingering on the brink of autumn.
            —Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  3
                Mild,
As a mother with her child.
            —Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  4
  Mild as an emulsion.
            —George Colman, the Younger
  5
  Mild as any lamb that ever pastured in the fields.
            —Charles Dickens
  6
  Mild as any maid.
            —Michael Drayton
  7
  Mild as the gentlest season of the year.
            —Francis Fawkes
  8
  Mild as the dove ey’d morn awakes the May.
            —Elijah Fenton
  9
As mild and humble in her thoughts,
As was Aspasia unto Cyprus.
            —Robert Greene
  10
  Mild as the voice of comfort to despair.
            —Walter Harte
  11
  Mild as summer’s mildest shower.
            —Reginald Heber
  12
  Mild as sighing saints.
            —Aaron Hill
  13
  Mild as moonbeams crazed with murderous hates.
            —Oliver Wendell Holmes
  14
            Mild,
Like the soft snoring of a child.
            —Thomas Hood
  15
  Mild as a star in water.
            —John Keats
  16
                Mild
As grazing ox unworried in the meads.
            —John Keats
  17
  Mild eye like the dawn.
            —Charles Joseph Kickham
  18
  Mild, as the never wrathful dove.
            —John Langhorne
  19
  Mild as a saint whose errors are forgiven.
            —William Livingston
  20
Mild as the zephyr, like zephyr that throws
Its sweets on the sweet-breathing May.
            —Edward Lovibond
  21
  Mild as the call of spring to buried flowers.
            —George Mac-Henry
  22
  Mild as milk.
            —James. C. Mangan
  23
  Mild as an evening heaven around Hesper bright.
            —George Meredith
  24
  Mild as the April eve.
            —William J. Mickle
  25
  Mild, as when Zephyrus or Flora breathes.
            —John Milton
  26
  Mild, like the hour of the setting sun.
            —Ossian
  27
  Mild as the moon’s light.
            —John Payne
  28
  Mild as the lamb.
            —Ambrose Philips
  29
  Mild as the moon.
            —James Robinson Planché
  30
  Mild as May.
            —Alexander Pope
  31
  Mild as op’ning gleams of promised heav’n.
            —Alexander Pope
  32
  Mild as the murmurs of the Bird of Woe.
            —Mrs. Mary Robinson
  33
  Mild as a dove.
            —William Shakespeare
  34
  Mild as the opening morn of May.
            —William Shenstone
  35
  As Juno mild.
            —Sir Philip Sidney
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Mild as the murmuring of Hymettian bees
And honied as their harvest.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  37
  Mild as very sleep.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  38
All mild and gentle as the silver moon
Sitting heaven’s blue aboon.
            —Esaias Tegner
  39
  Mild as the kisses of connubial love.
            —Henry Kirke White
  40
  Mild as the murmurs of the moonlight wave.
            —Henry Kirke White
  41
  Mild as the opening morn’s serenest ray.
            —William Whitehead
  42
  Mild as the close of summer’s softest day.
            —William Whitehead
  43
  Mild as Mr. Tupper’s precepts.
            —William Winter
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