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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Consume
 
  Consume as snow against the sun.
            —Anonymous
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  Consumed her … like a flame.
            —Matthew Arnold
  2
  Consume, like a devouring fire.
            —George Sandys
  3
  Consumeth, as a garment that is moth eaten.
            —Old Testament
  4
  Consume away like a moth; surely every man is vanity.
            —Old Testament
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  Consumed like smoke.
            —Old Testament
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  Consumed them as stubble.
            —Old Testament
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  Consuming like a vapor.
            —John Greenleaf Whittier
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