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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Alone
 
Like to the moon am I, that cannot shine
Alone.
            —Michelangelo
  1
  Alone, like a leper.
            —Anonymous
  2
  The old man proceeded alone into the waste, like a bold vessel leaving its haven to enter on the trackless field of the ocean.
            —James Fenimore Cooper
  3
  Alone, like Crusoe.
            —Edward S. Martin
  4
  Stands alone like a rock in a sandy vale.
            —Ossian
  5
  Alone … like an owl in an ivy-bush.
            —James Robinson Planché
  6
              I go alone
Like a lonely dragon, that his fen
Makes fear’d, and talk’d of more than seen.
            —William Shakespeare
  7
  Alone, like one that had the pestilence.
            —William Shakespeare
  8
  Alone like some deserted world.
            —Bayard Taylor
  9
  Stand alone like a substantive.
            —Sir Henry Wotton
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