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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Spasm
 
  No spasms are like the spasms of expiring liberty, and no wailing such as her convulsions extort.
            —Lyman Beecher
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  Spasms are like waves, they cannot go down the very moment the wind of trouble is lulled.
            —Charles Reade
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