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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Dreadful
 
  Dreadful as the parting hour.
            —Anne Brontë
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  Dreadful as the storm.
            —Thomas Campbell
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  As dreadful as the Manichean god.
            —William Cowper
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  Dreadful as a gathering storm.
            —John Hay
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  Dreadful as the God of war.
            —Homer
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  The King is dreadful as the grim lion in the valley.
            —Pentaur
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  Dreadful, as hermit’s dreams in haunted shades.
            —Alexander Pope
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  Dreadful as battle arrayed.
            —Francis Thompson
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