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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Swallow
 
  Can … swallow down sin like water.
            —John Bunyan
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  Swallowed her steps like a pursuing grave.
            —Thomas Hood
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  Swallow … as easily as a great pit a small pebble.
            —John Lyly
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  Swallowed Persia, as the sand does foam.
            —Percy Bysshe Shelley
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