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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Mouth (Noun)
 
  He had a mouth like a whirlpool.
            —Anonymous
  1
  Her mouth turned up voluptuously like the antique masks of Erigone.
            —Anonymous
  2
  A mouth as it were Solomon’s seal.
            —Arabian Nights
  3
That little mouth is like in this,
The rose-bush that so fair is,
For sly envenomed serpents hiss
In dark leaves where their lair is.
            —Heinrich Heine
  4
  A dainty mouth like a crimson rose.
            —Heinrich Heine
  5
  A mouth like the whale that swallowed a whole fleet.
            —Thomas Lodge
  6
  Mouth that looked like a red gash from a sabre cut.
            —Guy de Maupassant
  7
  His mouth opened like the end of a sawmill.
            —Edgar W. Nye
  8
  Mouth was like a red rose rinsed with rain.
            —James Whitcomb Riley
  9
  Mouth tremulous light as a sea-bird’s motion oversea.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  10
                Her mouth
Was as a rose athirst that pants for drouth.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  11
  Red mouth like a venomous flower.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  12
  Mouth sweeter than cherries.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  13
  A red mouth like a wound.
            —Arthur Symons
  14
As a pomegranate, cut in twain,
White-seeded, is her crimson mouth.
            —Oscar Wilde
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