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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Sublime
 
  Sublime as Niagara.
            —Anonymous
  1
  Sublime as the cliffs and the clouds Anonymous  2
  Sublime as the sky overhead.
            —Honoré de Balzac
  3
  Sublime as a fact.
            —George Canning
  4
  Sublime, like a pit crockery Idol.
            —Thomas Carlyle
  5
  Sublime as Milton’s immemorial theme.
            —Sydney Dobell
  6
  Sublime … as the combats of Homer.
            —Victor Hugo
  7
  Sublime, as tropic storm.
            —Henry. C. Merivale
  8
  Sublime … like the sun’s fir’d flame.
            —John Scott
  9
  As faith sublime.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  10
  Sublime and triumphant as fire or as lightning.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  11
                Sublime,
As God were man, to spare or to forget.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  12
  Sublime as storm or sorrow.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  13
  Sublime as truth.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  14
  As Liberty, sublime.
            —William Thomson
  15
  Sublime as heaven.
            —William Thomson
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