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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Steadfast
 
  Steadfast as the steered-by star.
            —Alfred Austin
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  Steadfast as the light of a diamond.
            —Edward Bulwer-Lytton
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  Steadfast as the sun.
            —Thomas Carlyle
  3
  Steadfast as the eternal throne.
            —Alice Cary
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  Steadfast as a wall.
            —Geoffrey Chaucer
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  Stands steadfast, like tower which blast of wind can never shake.
            —Dante
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  Steadfast, as the throne of God.
            —Aubrey De Vere
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  Steadfast as a principle.
            —John Keats
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  Steadfast as the pole-star.
            —Hannah More
  9
  Steadfast as a fixed star.
            —Christina Georgina Rossetti
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  Steadfast as the everlasting rocks.
            —Robert Southey
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  Steadfast as a sea-mew’s wing.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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  Steadfast as clouds or hours in flight.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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