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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Open (Adjective)
 
  Open as a smile.
            —Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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  Open as shore to the sea.
            —Rose T. Cooke
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  Open as the mid-day.
            —R. Davenport
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  Open as the inn gates to receive guests.
            —George Gascoigne
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  Wide open like the church portals when the bride and bridgeroom enter.
            —Oliver Wendell Holmes
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  Open as a plate.
            —George Meredith
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  Minds open as a well-read book.
            —Charles Sangster
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  Open as day, for melting charity.
            —William Shakespeare
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