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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Spin
 
  Spin like a dervish.
            —Anonymous
  1
  Spins like a top.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Spin round like a withered leaf blown from the tree.
            —Anonymous
  3
Spinning like a plummet down
Into the spacious gulf of deep blue air.
            —Lord De Tabley
  4
  Spinning like water flung from a top.
            —Lord Dunsany
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  Spinning like bubbles in a river.
            —Ralph Waldo Emerson
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  Spins like a fretful midge.
            —Dante Gabriel Rossetti
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  Spinning like mill wheels.
            —Julian Street
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