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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Blaze
 
  Blaze like the eyes of a maniac.
            —Anonymous
  1
  Blazed up like a beacon.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Blaze like the fat in sacramental flame.
            —Philip James Bailey
  3
  Blaze like a couple of lamps on a yellow post-chaise.
            —Richard Harris Barham
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  Blaze like a wyvern flying round the sun.
            —Robert Browning
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  Blazed like a sun over the startled East.
            —Edward Bulwer-Lytton
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  Blaze like a box of matches.
            —Joseph Conrad
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  Blazing like a brace of suns.
            —Alphonse Daudet
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  Blazed as if with inward fire.
            —Gabriel D’Annunzio
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  Her heart blazed up like fire before the wind.
            —Firdausi
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  Blaze like a furnace.
            —Frederick Tennyson
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            Blazes like a mighty sword
Leaping to the fight.
            —George Sylvester Viereck
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