|Frank J. Wilstach, comp. A Dictionary of Similes. 1916.|
|Wine is like anger; for it makes us strong,|
Blind and impatient, and it leads us wrong;
The strength is quickly lost; we feel the error long.
|Wine is like rain: when it falls on the mire it but makes it the fouler,|
But when it strikes the good soil it wakes it to beauty and bloom.