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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Oozing
 
  The damp oozed up through the thick brick floor like water through the sides of a Moorish jar.
            —Honoré de Balzac
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  Oozing like a leg of mutton on the spit.
            —Thomas Francis Meagher
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