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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Miser
 
  The wealth of misers, like the evening sun sinking below the horizon, contributes nothing to the enjoyment of mankind.
            —Demophilus
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  The miser swimming in gold seems to me like a thirsty fish.
            —J. Petit-Senn
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