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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Dim as the land of shadows.
  As dim as dim might be.
            —Robert Buchanan
  Dim … as in a dream.
            —Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  Burn dim, like lamps in noisome air.
            —Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  Dim as a ghost.
            —Mrs. E. M. H. Cortissoz
  Ghastly dim and pale, as if driven by a beating storm at sea.
            —Richard Henry Dana, Jr.
  Dim as the borrow’d beams of moon or stars.
            —John Dryden
  Dim as the wandering stars that burst in the blue of the Summer heaven.
            —Fitz-Greene Halleck
  Dim and sweet as moonlight in a solitary street.
            —Henry W. Longfellow
  Dim wrapt in a haze like a shrouded ghost.
            —Sir Alfred Lyall
  Dim as the dream of an idle dreamer.
            —Ernest McCaffey
  Dim as the shades in the angry shower.
            —George Meredith
  Dim … like the far golden lustre of a dark god-like town.
            —William Morris
  Dim as the dream of a dream that was dreamed.
            —Sydney Munden
  Dim as the dusk of day.
            —James Whitcomb Riley

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