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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Tower
 
  Towering above mortality, like Horace’s swan.
            —Anonymous
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  Towered above them as the eternal firmament above the ephemeral butterfly.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Towers like another Saul.
            —Anonymous
  3
  Towering, like the keel-compelling sail that takes the topmost tempest.
            —Aubrey De Vere
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  Towering above the common level of days, as cathedrals above houses.
            —Jean Jules Jusserand
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  Towers like an ocean-cliff.
            —John Keats
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Towering like rocks of jet
Crowned with a diamond wreath.
            —Percy Bysshe Shelley
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