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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Tall
 
  Tall and slender like an ode in quinary verses.
            —Edmondo de Amicis
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  Tall as a steeple.
            —Anonymous
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  Tall as a May-pole.
            —Jonathan Swift
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  Tall as a figure lengthened on the sand.
            —Alfred Tennyson
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  Tall as a grenadier.
            —William Makepeace Thackeray
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