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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Strange
 
  As strange as a wedding without a bridegroom.
            —Anonymous
  1
                Strange
As Hindostanee to an Ind-born man
Accustomed many years to English speech.
            —Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  2
  Strange as death.
            —Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  3
  Strange to me as dreams of distant spheres.
            —Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  4
  Strange as the stars.
            —Gilbert K. Chesterton
  5
  Strange as a vision.
            —Agnes M. F. Darmesteter
  6
  Strange as a dream.
            —Lewis Morris
  7
  Strange as a dreamer’s mad imagings.
            —Percy Bysshe Shelley
  8
  I feel as new and strange as a free spirit which had shaken off the wrappings of this life.
            —Alexander Smith
  9
  Strange as the curlew’s song.
            —Richard H. Stoddard
  10
  Strange … like a fine lady swapping her moles for the mange.
            —Jonathan Swift
  11
  Strange as are night and morning, stars and sun.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  12
  Strange as chance or doom.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  13
  Strange as hope’s green blossom touched with time’s harsh rust.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  14
  Strange as life.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  15
                Strange as light
That cleaves in twain the shadow of night
Before the wide-winged world takes flight
That thunder speaks to depth and height
And quells the quiet hour with sound.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  16
  Strange as sleep.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  17
  Strange as heaven.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  18
  Strange as fate.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  19
  Strange as the sea.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  20
  Strange as a wild flower.
            —Henry D. Thoreau
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