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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Parch
 
  Mouth parched like a shade that comes to salute friends of former days.
            —Alexandre Dumas, père
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  Parch’d like the fallow destitute of corn.
            —Francis Fawkes
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  Parch to the peppered palate like a pea.
            —Thomas Hood
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