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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Wave
 
  Waving like mermaids’ hair.
            —Anonymous
  1
  Waving like the bosom of an Amazon.
            —Anonymous
  2
  His fair hair waved backward like that of the angel upon his sombre car of stars.
            —Victor Hugo
  3
  Waving like a hand that beckons.
            —Henry W. Longfellow
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  Waved like blessing hands.
            —Gerald Massey
  5
  Waved like autumn-corn.
            —Sir Walter Scott
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  Fence … waved like a cobweb in the gale.
            —Sir Walter Scott
  7
  Waved like the enridged sea.
            —William Shakespeare
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  Waved like a penon wyde dispred.
            —Edmund Spenser
  9
        Wave as with swing of the sea
When the mid tide sways at its height.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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  Her slender figure waved, like some light cypress when the merry winds carol midst the yielding boughs.
            —Joseph Turnley
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