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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Shoot
 
  Shot like a bullet from a gun.
            —Oliver Wendell Holmes
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  Shot like a rabbit in a ride.
            —Rudyard Kipling
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  Shot, like meteors changed from stars to gleams of lightning.
            —James Montgomery
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  Shoot through the sparkling foam like an ocean-bird set free.
            —Epes Sargent
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  Shoots like a meteor through the storm.
            —Sir Walter Scott
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  Shoots, as a fire to smite some towering town.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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