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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Sensibility
 
  Fine sensibilities are like woodbines, delightful luxuries of beauty to twine around a solid, upright stem of understanding; but very poor things, if, unsustained by strength, they are left to creep along the ground.
            —John Foster
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