|Frank J. Wilstach, comp. A Dictionary of Similes. 1916.|
|Those cherries fairly do enclose|
Of orient pearl a double row;
Which when her lovely laughter shows,
They look like rosebuds filled with snow.
| Teeth, as the gourds white seed.|
| Teeth like string pearls in carceneto of gold.|
| Teeth like the tusks of jinni who frightened poultry in henhouses.|
Like pearls a merchant picks to make a string.
| Her teeth were like pearls arrayd in order.|
|Her teeth are like a flock of sheep,|
With fleeces newly washen clean,
That slowly mount the rising steep.
| Teeth like falling snow|
For white, were placed in a double row.
| A girl with teeth like the pieces of broken glass people put on their walls.|
Edmond and Jules de Goncourt
| White teeth showing like pearls dropped in a rose.|
Adams S. Hill
| Thy teeth like rows of Kunda-petals.|
|Red like lips disclosing|
Twin rows of fairy pearl.
| Teeth serve as a fence to the mouth.|
West African Proverb
| Teeth like ivory mixed with pearl.|
| Thy teeth resemble stringed jewels; but how can I liken them to lifeless pearls?|
Romance of Antar
| Thy teeth are like a flock of sheep that are even shorn, which came up from the washing; whereof every one bear twins, and none is barren among them.|
| Her teeth like pomegranate grains.|
Vikram and the Vampire