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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Weep
 
  Weeps like a walrus o’er the waning moon.
            —Anonymous
  1
  Wept like a lost child.
            —George W. Bagby
  2
  Weep like a cut vine-twig.
            —Robert Browning
  3
  Wept like a baffled child.
            —Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  4
  Weep like a crocodile.
            —Robert Burton
  5
  Weepe as dooth a child that is ybete.
            —Geoffrey Chaucer
  6
  Weep … like a dear innocent child bitterly afflicted.
            —Friederich Heinrich Karl, Baron de La Motte-Fouqué
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  I must seem like a hanging moon, a little waterish for a while.
            —Thomas Middleton
  8
  Like a fair flower surcharged with dew, she weeps.
            —John Milton
  9
I’m weeping like a willow
That droops in leaf and bough.
            —George P. Morris
  10
  Weep, like a young wench that had buried her grandam.
            —William Shakespeare
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  Weeps like a wench that had shed her milk.
            —William Shakespeare
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