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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Fire
 
  Fire the devout, like cantharidian plasters.
            —Robert Burns
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Fired like a planet on its peculiar spot,
To draw nutrition, propagate, and rot.
            —Alexander Pope
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Fired, as by a spell.
            —Percy Bysshe Shelley
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