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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Clamor
 
  As clamorous as Hecuba.
            —Robert Burton
  1
As when two vultures on the mountain’s height
Stoop with resounding pinions to the fight;
They cuff, they tear, they raise a screaming cry;
The desert echoes, and the rocks reply:
The warriors thus oppos’d in arms, engage
With equal clamours, and with equal rage.
            —Homer (Pope)
  2
  Clamored … as though a besieging foe was in the house.
            —Douglas Jerrold
  3
  Clamouring like a brazen bell.
            —George Meredith
  4
  Clamorous … like croaking daws.
            —Pindar
  5
  Clamorous like mill-waters, at wild play.
            —Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  6
  More clamorous than a parrot against rain.
            —William Shakespeare
  7
  Clamorous like as wave to wave at sea.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  8
Clamorous as a horn
Re-echoed by a naked rock.
            —William Wordsworth
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