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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Retire
 
  Calmly retire, like evening light.
            —Nathaniel Cotton
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  Retired … like the moon in the west, when she foresees the shower and hides her fair head in a cloud.
            —James Macpherson
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  Gloomily retired; like clouds that long having threatened rain, vanish behind the hills.
            —James Macpherson
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  Retire within himself, like a tortoise when attacked.
            —Voltaire
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  Retired as noontide dew.
            —William Wordsworth
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