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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Roar (Noun)
 
  A single roar like the roar of a mortar-battery.
            —Rudyard Kipling
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  Roar … like the sound of a beast in pain.
            —Rudyard Kipling
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            The roar of battle rose,
Like the roar of a burning forest, when a strong north wind blows.
            —Thomas Babington Macaulay
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  Roaring like thunder borne upon the breeze.
            —John Ruskin
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  Roar as of an ocean foaming.
            —Percy Bysshe Shelley
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                Roar,
Like the din of wintry breakers on a sounding wall of shore.
            —Bayard Taylor
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