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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Rock
 
  Rocked like a leaf.
            —Anonymous
  1
  Rocked like a ship at sea.
            —Anonymous
  2
  The earth rocking as a ship borne over the waves.
            —Samuel Beal
  3
            The burning phrase
Rocked on like ocean’s tidal swell.
            —Lord De Tabley
  4
  Rock’d like Yankee in his chair.
            —Thomas Hood
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  Rocking like the stately lilies beneath the stately sky.
            —Christina Georgina Rossetti
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  Like sea-birds in the sunny main, rock idly.
            —Robert Southey
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  Rocked like a mass of jelly that has been invisibly shaken.
            —Hermann Sudermann
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  Head was on her breast, rock’d like a nautilus in calm mid-ocean.
            —N. P. Willis
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