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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Slight
 
  Slight … as a dew-drop.
            —Charles Dickens
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  Slight as a crescent moon at night.
            —Theodosia Garrison
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Slight as a vagrant plume
Shed from some passing wing.
            —Laura R. Searing
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  Slight as indeed a dew-drop.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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Slight as the sea’s sight of the sea-mew,
Slight as the sun’s sight of the star.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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