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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Temptations
 
  Temptations, when we meet them at first, are as the lion that roared upon Samson; but if we overcome them, the next time we see them we shall find a nest of honey within them.
            —John Bunyan
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  Temptations, like misfortunes, are sent to test our moral strength.
            —Marguerite de Valois
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