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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Blown
 
  Blown up like a tumor.
            —Ralph Waldo Emerson
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  Blowing like a blacksmith’s bellows.
            —Victor Hugo
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  Blown like vapor on the summer air.
            —Rossiter Johnson
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  Blowing like a grampus.
            —Rudyard Kipling
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  Puffing and blowing like a porpoise.
            —Samuel Lover
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  Blown like a leaf on the blast.
            —John Boyle O’Reilly
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  Blown like leaves before the whirlwind’s fury fleeing.
            —Bayard Taylor
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