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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Twine
 
  My thoughts twine and bud about thee, as with vines, about a tree.
            —Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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  Twined in Memory’s mystic hand,
Like pilgrim’s withered wreath of flowers plucked in a far-off land.
            —Lewis Carroll
  2
Twineth, like a lover’s arm,
With sweet devotion.
            —Eliza Cook
  3
  Twine, like pole ivy round the polished bark.
            —Richard Cumberland
  4
  Sweet thoughts are twining in with bitter ones, as roses twine with rue.
            —James M. Morton
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  Twines round it as the ivy does the ash.
            —Baron Karl F. H. von Münchausen
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Like the tendrils of the vine,
Do her auburn tresses twine.
            —Ambrose Philips
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