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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Bloom
 
  Blooming as health.
            —Anacreon
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  Bloomed like a bridal-chamber.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Blooming as a peach.
            —Anonymous
  3
  Blooming with promise like an apple in the month of May.
            —Anonymous
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Her bloom was like the silver flower,
That sips the silver dew.
            —Vincent Bourne
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  Bloomed like smouldering lilies unconsumed.
            —John Davidson
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  Blooming as a bridal maid.
            —Walter Harte
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  Blooms like a bower in the garden of Bliss.
            —Oliver Wendell Holmes
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  Blooming as roses in the vale.
            —Mrs. James Hunter
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Her bloom was like the springing flower,
That sips the silver dew;
The rose was budded in her cheeks,
Just opening to the view.
            —David Mallet
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  Verses bloom like a flower.
            —James Whitcomb Riley
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Bloom’d in the winter of his days,
  Like Glastonbury thorn.
            —Sir Charles Sedley
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  Bloomed, as new life might in a bloodless face.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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  Bloomed like a rose in a garden green.
            —David Vedder
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