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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Pleasant
 
  Pleasant as youth with all its blossoms crown’d.
            —William Cowper
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  Pleasant as a wave.
            —Lord De Tabley
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  Pleasant as health.
            —Gerald Griffin
  3
  As pleasant about the house as a gleam of sunshine, falling on the floor through a shadow of twinkling leaves, or as a ray of firelight that dances on the wall, while evening is drawing nigh.
            —Nathaniel Hawthorne
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  Pleasant as the shower which falls on the sunny field.
            —James Macpherson
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  Pleasant as the thunder of heaven, before the showers of spring.
            —James Macpherson
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  Pleasant as the gale of spring, that sighs on the hunter’s ear.
            —Ossian
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  Pleasant as budding tree.
            —Christina Georgina Rossetti
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  Pleasant as a scented mouth to kiss.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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  Pleasant as roses in the thickets blown.
            —William Wordsworth
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