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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Disappear
 
  Disappear like phantoms.
            —Anonymous
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  Disappearing at day break like foul night-birds of an unclean dream.
            —William Cowper Brann
  2
  Disappears like dew on a June morning.
            —Edward G. Buffum
  3
  Slowly disappearing, like a day dream.
            —Charles Stuart Calverley
  4
  Disappeared like a shadow.
            —Adelbert von Chamisso
  5
  Disappeared … like a man overtaken by an avalanche.
            —Joseph Conrad
  6
  Disappeared, like the shadow thrown by a passing cloud.
            —Charles Dickens
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  Disappeared, like a cloud driven by the wind.
            —Alexandre Dumas, père
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  Disappeared, like a passing gleam.
            —George Eliot
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  Disappear like a tale that is told.
            —Simeon Ford
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  Disappeared like a shape in a vision Thomas Hardy  11
  Disappeared, as a shadow melting into air.
            —Victor Hugo
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  Disappeared like buttered crumpets.
            —Leigh Hunt
  13
  Disappeared like a shot.
            —Dinah Maria Mulock
  14
  Disappeared like print held too close to the eye.
            —Arthur Ransome
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                Disappear,
Like dew late strewn through the trembling grass.
            —Hayden Sands
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  Appeared and disappeared like a succession of lightning flashes.
            —José Selgas
  17
  Disappeared as if he had vanished in the air.
            —José Selgas
  18
  Disappear, as if all had vanished through the sky.
            —Percy Bysshe Shelley
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