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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Soars like a bird on the wing.
  Soars like a cloud.
  Soars like smoke.
  Soaring like pride.
            —Julia Ward Howe
  The burthened heart should soar in mirth like Morn’s young prophet-lark.
            —Gerald Massey
  Soars like a seraph.
            —Owen Meredith
  Up, like a kite made of foolscap, it shall soar, with a long tail of rubbish behind, to the skies.
            —Thomas Moore
  Soar like white-winged sea-birds into the Infinite Deep.
            —Dinah Maria Mulock
  Soars, like a wild bird from a cypress bough, into the poets’ heaven.
  Soared like incense to the skies.
            —Christina Georgina Rossetti
  My fancy soars like a kite and faints in the blue infinite.
            —Robert Louis Stevenson

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