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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Tense
 
  Tense as that cartilage which we have seen attaching the two Siamese.
            —Ralph Waldo Emerson
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  Fibres tense like a greyhound’s sinews after a race.
            —Charles Reade
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  Tense as a war-steed girth.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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  Tense as wire.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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