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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Dim
 
  Dim as the land of shadows.
            —Anonymous
  1
  As dim as dim might be.
            —Robert Buchanan
  2
  Dim … as in a dream.
            —Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  3
  Burn dim, like lamps in noisome air.
            —Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  4
  Dim as a ghost.
            —Mrs. E. M. H. Cortissoz
  5
  Ghastly dim and pale, as if driven by a beating storm at sea.
            —Richard Henry Dana, Jr.
  6
  Dim as the borrow’d beams of moon or stars.
            —John Dryden
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  Dim as the wandering stars that burst in the blue of the Summer heaven.
            —Fitz-Greene Halleck
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  Dim and sweet as moonlight in a solitary street.
            —Henry W. Longfellow
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  Dim wrapt in a haze like a shrouded ghost.
            —Sir Alfred Lyall
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  Dim as the dream of an idle dreamer.
            —Ernest McCaffey
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  Dim as the shades in the angry shower.
            —George Meredith
  12
  Dim … like the far golden lustre of a dark god-like town.
            —William Morris
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  Dim as the dream of a dream that was dreamed.
            —Sydney Munden
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  Dim as the dusk of day.
            —James Whitcomb Riley
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