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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Peaceful
 
  Peaceful as sleep.
            —Beaumont and Fletcher
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  Peaceful as the advance of summer.
            —Monçure D. Conway
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  Peaceful as stars at twilight.
            —Victor Hugo
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  Peaceful as two pups in a basket.
            —Alfred Henry Lewis
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  Peaceful as two six-shooters on the same belt.
            —Alfred Henry Lewis
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  Peaceful … as a virgin lake.
            —James Russell Lowell
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  Peaceful as summer woods.
            —George MacDonald
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  Peaceful as a hired hand.
            —James Whitcomb Riley
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  Peaceful as dew-mist from an evening sky.
            —Bayard Taylor
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  Peaceful as falls the dew.
            —William Winter
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  Peaceful as the morning.
            —William Wordsworth
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