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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Her neck is like the neck of doe.
            —Arabian Nights
  A neck like an ingot of silver.
            —Arabian Nights
A neck as white as whale’s bone,
Compact with a lace of stone.
            —Robert Greene
Her neck like
A stately tower,
Where love himself imprisoned lies,
To watch for glances, every hour,
From her divine and sacred eyes.
            —Thomas Lodge
  Thy neck is like the swan, and fair as the pearl.
            —Samuel Lover
  Her snowie neck lyke to a marble towre.
            —Edmund Spenser
  Thy neck is as a tower of ivory.
            —Old Testament
  Thy neck is like the tower of David builded for an armoury, whereon there hang a thousand bucklers, all shields of mighty men.
            —Old Testament

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