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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Shimmer
 
  Shimmered like silver.
            —Arabian Nights
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  Shimmered like the sun.
            —Scottish Ballad
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  Shimmered … like meteor-fires that haunt a fairy dell.
            —Bayard Taylor
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  Shimmered like moonbeams on dancing water.
            —Paul Wiggens
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Blue eyes shimmer with angel glances,
Like spring violets over the lea.
            —Constance F. Woolson
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