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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Yell
 
  Yelling like savages.
            —Anonymous
  1
  Yolleden, as fendes doon in helle.
            —Geoffrey Chaucer
  2
  Yelling like a maniac.
            —Alexandre Dumas, père
  3
  A discordant universal yell, like house-dogs howling at a dinner-bell.
            —John H. Frere
  4
  Yell like a wronged panther.
            —Alfred Henry Lewis
  5
  A yell as of wild beasts in their famine.
            —Ouida
  6
  Yelled like incarnate fiends.
            —Michael Scott
  7
                Dire yell,
As when, by night and negligence, the fire
Is spied in populous cities.
            —William Shakespeare
  8
                Yell’d out
Like syllable of dolour.
            —William Shakespeare
  9
  Yelled like all-possessed.
            —Sam Slick
  10
  Yelled as beasts of ravin.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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