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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Writhe
 
  Writhes like Saint Laurent on the gridiron.
            —Anonymous
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  Writhed like twisted locks.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Writhe like the Pythian.
            —Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  3
            Writhing o’er its task,
As heart-sick jesters weep behind the mask.
            —Thomas Hood
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  Writhed like a feather on the fire.
            —Guy de Maupassant
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  Writhed like a worm on a hook.
            —Charles Reade
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  Writhe as a dragon by some great spell curbed and foiled.
            —William Watson
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