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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
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  Snapped like a fiddle string.
            —Anonymous
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  Snap like a pipe stem.
            —Anonymous
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  Snap like the lash of a whip.
            —Anonymous
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  Snapping like too high-stretched treble strings.
            —John Donne
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  Snapping like a mad dog.
            —George Eliot
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  Snapped up—like a steel gin.
            —Maurice Hewlett
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  Snapped like the threads of a lyre.
            —Adelaide A. Procter
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