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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Extinguish
 
  Extinguished as stars by the rising sun.
            —Anonymous
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  Extinguished like a taper’s flame.
            —Ambrose Bierce
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  Extinguished, like a flame that sinks down hopelessly among the late decaying embers.
            —Nathaniel Hawthorne
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  Extinguish’d, like the vital spark in death.
            —Thomas Hood
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