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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Mourn
 
  Mourned like a turtle.
            —Anonymous
  1
She mourns, like the sweet wind grieving in
The pines on an autumn night.
            —Barry Cornwall
  2
  Mournful and low, like the song of the tomb.
            —Ossian
  3
  Mourn like a turtle-dove but late robb’d of his mate.
            —George Sandys
  4
  Mourn like a sick child.
            —Alexander Smith
  5
  Mourn like a boy beaten.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  6
  Mourn as a dove.
            —Old Testament
  7
                Mourn’d
Like a living thing distressed.
            —John Greenleaf Whittier
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