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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
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  Pressed it to his heart as holy sinners press the scapular.
            —Ernest William Hornung
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  Pressed in my heart, like flowers within a book.
            —Henry W. Longfellow
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  Pressed her like corn that has been crushed in the mill.
            —Guy de Maupassant
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  Press one as men press a sponge.
            —Republica: a merye Enterlude
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