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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Depart
 
  Departed, like Ichabod’s glory.
            —Anonymous
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  His fame is departed like mist, when it flies, before the rustling wind, along the brightening vale.
            —James Macpherson
  2
  Departed as a shadow.
            —Edgar Allan Poe
  3
Departed like a gleam, that for a moment in the heavy sky
Is opened when the storm is hurrying by.
            —Robert Southey
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  Departed as a scroll when it is rolled together.
            —New Testament
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                Depart
Like blighted buds; or clouds that mimicked land
Before the sailor’s eye.
            —William Wordsworth
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