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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
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  In and out like a needle through cloth.
            —Anonymous
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  Come out like beetles when the lights are out.
            —J. M. Barrie
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  Out like a burnt taper’s flame.
            —Richard Henry Dana (1815–1882)
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  Go out, like an untended lamp.
            —Friedrich von Schiller
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