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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Trouble
 
  Troubles, like babies, grow larger by nursing.
            —Lady Holland
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  Troubles are like babies—they only grow by nursing.
            —Douglas Jerrold
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  Troubled, like a fountain stirr’d.
            —William Shakespeare
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  Troubled, as Cretan seas when vext by warring winds.
            —Edmund Smith
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  Troubled, as if with anger or pain.
            —Alfred Tennyson
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