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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Drive
 
  Driving like a bedlamite.
            —Richard Cumberland
  1
  Drives him, like a lightning.
            —Homer (Pope)
  2
Drive her foes from their savage job
As a mad black Bullock would scatter a mob.
            —Thomas Hood
  3
  Drives like rain to the roots.
            —George Meredith
  4
  Drive like chaff before the blust’ring wind.
            —George Sandys
  5
                Drive
Like mists before the blasts of dawn.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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  Drives out opposition, as the sun drives out the night.
            —S. G. Tallentyre
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  Drove like a cataract.
            —Alfred Tennyson
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  As smoke is driven away, so drive them away.
            —Old Testament
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  The driving is like the driving of Jehu, the son of Nimshi; for he driveth furiously.
            —Old Testament
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