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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Cry (Verb)
 
  My heart is crying like a tired child for one fond look, one gentle, loving word.
            —Anonymous
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  Cry like babe in swathing band.
            —Allan Cunningham
  2
  Crying like Niobe or Niagara.
            —O. Henry
  3
  Cry as an eagle freed.
            —Victor Hugo
  4
  Crying, like a wretched Shangodaya.
            —Henry W. Longfellow
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  Cry of anguish, like the last dying wail of some dumb, hunted creature.
            —Adelaide A. Procter
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  Cry like famine.
            —Christina Georgina Rossetti
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  Cries like the blood of Abel from the dust.
            —Percy Bysshe Shelley
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  I cry like a travailing woman.
            —Old Testament
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