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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Pallid
 
  Pallid as coffined clay.
            —Emily Brontë
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  Pallid as a saint.
            —Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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  Pallid as the snow.
            —Ebenezer Elliott
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  Pallid as a corpse.
            —Thomas Hood
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        Grew pallid and shrank,
As a taper in sunlight sinks faint and aghast.
            —T. Buchanan Read
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  Pallid and pink as the palm of the flag-flower that flickers with fear of the flies as they float.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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  Pallid as a ghost.
            —William Wordsworth
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