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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Scorch
 
  Scorched like a drop of fire from a brandished torch.
            —Robert Browning
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  Scorches like a cave-hid dragon’s breath.
            —George Eliot
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  Scorched like lightning.
            —Fitz-James O’Brien
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