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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Flicker (Verb)
 
  Flickering like a flame in the wind.
            —Anonymous
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  Flicker like a lamp.
            —Sigmund Krasinski
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  Flickering like dying lamps in sepulchres.
            —Friedrich von Schiller
  3
  Flickers like a blown-out flame.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  4
  Flickering like a wind-bewildered leaf.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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  Flicker like fire.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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  Flickering like a casement ’gainst the sun.
            —Charles T. Turner
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  Flickering like a flame, half choked by wind and dust.
            —George Sylvester Viereck
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