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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Vibrate
 
  Vibrated, like a coffee mill in operation.
            —Anonymous
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  Vibrate like a soft musical note.
            —Honoré de Balzac
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                Vibrating
Like some becalmed bark beneath the burst
Of Heaven’s immediate thunder.
            —Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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  Felt all her being vibrate as if a violin bow were drawn over her nerves.
            —Gustave Flaubert
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