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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Music
 
  Music at meals is like a carbuncle set in gold, or a signet of an emerald highly burnished.
            —Anonymous
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  The music of Carryl was like the memory of joys that are past, pleasant and mournful to the soul.
            —James Macpherson
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  Rippling music like the sweet babble of brook over stones.
            —Harriet M. Miller
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Music as sweet as the music which seems
Breathed softly and faint in the ear of our dreams.
            —John Greenleaf Whittier
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