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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Contention
 
  Contention is like fire; for both burn so long as there is any exhaustible matter to contend with.
            —Thomas Adams
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  Contention, like a horse full of high feeding, madly hath broke loose, and bears down all before him.
            —William Shakespeare
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