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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Warm as a mouse in a churn.
  Warm as sunbeams.
  Warm as the glow of a topaz.
  Warm as Venus.
  Warm as a cricket.
            —R. D. Blackmore
  Warm as red sky’s passing blush.
            —Charlotte Brontë
  Warm as the spark Prometheus stole.
            —Eliza Cook
  Warm in affection as Phœbus at noon.
            —John Gilbert Cooper
  Warm as ecstasy.
            —William Cowper
  Warm as a prayer in Paradise.
            —George Darley
  Warm as mead by May breezes fanned.
            —Aubrey De Vere
  Warm as sun at noon’s high hour.
            —Paul Laurence Dunbar
Warms the soul,
Like the blushing bowl.
            —Francis M. French
  Warm as toast.
            —John Gay
  Warm as the zeal of youth when first inspired.
            —John Gay
  Warm as a sunned cat.
            —Thomas Hardy
  Warmed, like a dove fledging in its downy nest.
            —Charles Harpur
Warm as if the brush
Of Titian or Velasquez brought the flush
Of life into their features.
            —Oliver Wendell Holmes
  Warm as young blood.
            —Thomas Hood
Warm as when Aurora rushes
Freshly from the god’s embrace,
With all her shame upon her face.
            —Thomas Hood
  Warm as a dove’s nest among summer trees.
            —John Keats
  Warm as Cytherea.
            —George Mac-Henry
Her touch was as warm as the tinge of the clover
Burnt brown as it reached to the kiss of the sun.
            —Joaquin Miller
Warm and meek,
Like curls upon a rosy cheek.
            —Thomas Moore
  Warm as life.
            —John Payne
  Warm as wool.
            —John Peele
  Warm and cosy as a bird nest.
            —Alexander Smith
  Warm as a stove.
            —Laurence Sterne
  Warm and soft as the dome aloft.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  Glow warm as the thyme.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  Warm as a new-made bride.
            —Bayard Taylor
  Warm as a love-sick poet’s muse.
            —William Thomson
  Warm as sunshine.
            —William Wordsworth

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