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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Devotion
 
  Devotion is like the candle which Michael Angelo used to take in his pasteboard cap, so as not to throw his shadow upon the work on which he was engaged.
            —Phillips Brooks
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  Devotion, like fire in froste weather, burns hottest in affliction.
            —Sir Thomas Overbury
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  Devotion, like fire, goeth upward.
            —Zoroaster
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