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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Flush
 
  Flushed to radiance where they stood,
Like statues by the open tomb
  Of shining saints half risen.
            —Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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  Flushed … like a rose.
            —Aubrey De Vere
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  Rosy flushes, like warm dreams of love.
            —Frances Anne Kemble
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  Flushes, like some young Hebe’s lip.
            —Thomas Moore
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Have ne’er by shame been taught to blush,
Like vernal roses in the sun flush.
            —Thomas Moore
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  Flushed as one afire with wine.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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