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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
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  Where like a fire to heather set, Bauld Thomas did advance.
            —Anonymous
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  Advancing, as the chorus to the footlights.
            —Anonymous
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  Advancing like the shadow of death.
            —John Ruskin
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  Advance, like sheep before the wolf.
            —Robert Southey
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  Advanced, like Atalanta’s star,
But rarely seen, and seen from far.
            —Jonathan Swift
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