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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Neck
 
  Her neck is like the neck of doe.
            —Arabian Nights
  1
  A neck like an ingot of silver.
            —Arabian Nights
  2
A neck as white as whale’s bone,
Compact with a lace of stone.
            —Robert Greene
  3
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
  4
  Thy neck is like the swan, and fair as the pearl.
            —Samuel Lover
  5
  Her snowie neck lyke to a marble towre.
            —Edmund Spenser
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  Thy neck is as a tower of ivory.
            —Old Testament
  7
  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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