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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Fluctuate
 
  Fluctuated like a stormy sea, urged by the secret Furies.
            —Thomas Ashe
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        Fluctuated as flowers in rain
That bends them and they tremble and rise again
And heave and straighten and quiver all through with bliss
And turn afresh their mouths up for a kiss,
Amorous, athirst of that sweet influent love.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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  Fluctuates like a sleepy wave.
            —Bayard Taylor
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