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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Faithful
 
  Faithful as dog, the lonely shepherd’s pride.
            —Æschylus
  1
  Faithful as a good book.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Faithful as the planets.
            —Anonymous
  3
  Faithful as wax to one settled impression.
            —Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  4
  Faithful as the sun in the heavens.
            —James R. Gilmore
  5
  Faithful as the knee-joint to its socket.
            —Arthur Guiterman
  6
  Faithful as the eagle to the sun, as is the steel unto the magnet.
            —Victor Hugo
  7
  Faithful as the hands of a clock to the springs.
            —George Meredith
  8
  Faithful as the star is to the night.
            —T. Buchanan Read
  9
            Faithful, from day to day,
As Hesperus, that leads the sun his way.
            —Torquato Tasso
  10
  Faithful as the sun.
            —Henry Vaughan
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