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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Brow
 
  Her brow … is like the young moon.
            —Anonymous
  1
Her brows like bended bows do stand,
Threatening with piercing frowns to kill
All that approach with eye or hand
These sacred cherries to come nigh.
            —English Ballad
  2
Her browe was like the mountain snae
Gilt by the morning beam.
            —Scottish Ballad
  3
  His brow was like the deep when tempest toss’d.
            —Lord Byron
  4
  Brows like cloudless day.
            —Eliza Cook
  5
  Her brow is like the snaw-drift.
            —William Douglas
  6
  Brows—thin like the stroke of a pen.
            —Douglas Hyde (Love Songs of Connacht)
  7
  Thy brow like smooth Bandhûka-leaves.
            —Jayadeva
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