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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Fold
 
  The soft palms fold like kissing shells.
            —Anonymous
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  Folds up like a crush hat or a concertina.
            —Irvin S. Cobb
  2
  Folded like a wave.
            —Oliver Wendell Holmes
  3
  Shall fold their tents like the Arabs and as silently steal away.
            —Henry W. Longfellow
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  The flowers fold their cups like praying hands.
            —Gerald Massey
  5
  Folded like thoughts in a dream.
            —Percy Bysshe Shelley
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  Eyelids folded like a white-rose leaf.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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  Folded up as folds a primrose when the gates of day are shut.
            —Eugene Fitch Ware
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