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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Still (Adjective)
 
  Still as a church mouse.
            —Anonymous
  1
  Still as a sheltered place when winds blow loud.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Still as a tomb.
            —Anonymous
  3
  Still as the stump of a tree.
            —Anonymous
  4
  Still as a cat in a gutter.
            —Appius and Virginia
  5
  Great thoughts are still as stars.
            —Philip James Bailey
  6
  Still as one in sleep.
            —Alexander Barclay
  7
  Still as a crow’s nest, in the ded ov winter.
            —Josh Billings
  8
  Still as a log.
            —R. D. Blackmore
  9
  Still as a mouse.
            —Charlotte Brontë
  10
  Still as a prostrate column.
            —Charlotte Brontë
  11
  Still as a vision.
            —Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  12
Still as when a silent mouth in frost
Breathes.
            —Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  13
  Still as if spell-bound.
            —Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  14
  Still as the moonbeam.
            —Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  15
  Still as a statue.
            —Lord Byron
  16
  Still as a summer noon.
            —Bliss Carman
  17
  Stille as any stoone.
            —Geoffrey Chaucer
  18
  Sat stille, as if he were in a traunce.
            —Geoffrey Chaucer
  19
  As stille as the dede were.
            —Geoffrey Chaucer
  20
  Still as a slave before his lord.
            —Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  21
  Still like leaves forged of heavy metal.
            —Joseph Conrad
  22
  Still as old Chaos, before Motion’s birth.
            —Abraham Cowley
  23
  Still as if struck with death.
            —Julia C. R. Dorr
  24
Still like a clock worn out with eating time,
The wheels of weary life at last stood still.
            —John Dryden
  25
  Still as a graveyard.
            —O. Henry
  26
  Still as tombstone.
            —Homer
  27
  Still as salt.
            —William Dean Howells
  28
  Still as a pool.
            —Victor Hugo
  29
  Still as a rock set in the watery deep.
            —Jean Ingelow
  30
  Dead-still as a marble man.
            —John Keats
  31
  Still as children’s thoughts.
            —Thomas Killigrew
  32
  Still as a chimney.
            —Charles Kingsley
  33
  Still as beggars at the gate of greatness.
            —Rudyard Kipling
  34
Silence stiller than the shore
Swept by Charon’s stealthy car.
            —Frederic L. Knowles
  35
  Still as the moonlight.
            —George MacDonald
  36
  Fall still as oak-leaves after frost.
            —George Meredith
  37
  Still as an island stood our ship.
            —Richard Monckton Milnes
  38
  Still as the Spring-tide comes.
            —Lewis Morris
  39
                As still
As snowflakes fall upon the sod.
            —John Pierpont
  40
  Still as a sow in beans.
            —Pedro Pineda (Spanish Dictionary)
  41
  Still as the hour of death.
            —T. Buchanan Read
  42
  Still, as one who broods or grieves.
            —Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  43
  Still as the gleam of a star through the dark.
            —A. J. Ryan
  44
  Still as a shadow.
            —Duncan. C. Scott
  45
  Still as the grave.
            —William Shakespeare
  46
  Still as a wavelet in a pool.
            —William Sharp
  47
  Still as some far tropic sea where no winds murmur, nor waves be.
            —William Sharp
  48
  Still as a brooding dove.
            —Percy Bysshe Shelley
  49
  Still as clapper in a mill.
            —John Skelton
  50
  Still as the gentle calm, when the hush’d wave no longer foams before the rapid storm.
            —Tobias Smollett
  51
  Still as any stake.
            —Edmund Spenser
  52
  Still as a ghostly lake.
            —Howard V. Sutherland
  53
Still as fair shapes fixed on some wondrous wall
Of minster-aisle or cloister-close or hall
To take even time’s eye prisoner with delight.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  54
  Still as a stone.
            —Old Testament
  55
  Still, like Sunday.
            —Mark Twain
  56
  Still as an image of a boy in stone.
            —Theodore Watts-Dunton
  57
  Still as the dawn.
            —Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  58
  Still as a picture.
            —John Greenleaf Whittier
  59
  Still as Eden ere the birth of man.
            —N. P. Willis
  60
  Still as starlight.
            —N. P. Willis
  61
                Still
As the mute swan that floats adown the stream.
            —William Wordsworth
  62
 
 
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