|Frank J. Wilstach, comp. A Dictionary of Similes. 1916.|
| His beard is cut like the spire of Grantham steeple.|| 1|
|Her cheeks are like the blushing cloud,|
That beautifies Auroras face;
Or like the silver crimson shroud,
That Phbus smiling looks doth grace.
| Free as a king.|| 3|
| Hard as iron.|| 4|
| A mouth like the whale that swallowed a whole fleet.|| 5|
| Mumble as if he were at his matins.|| 6|
|Her neck like|
A stately tower,
Where love himself imprisoned lies,
To watch for glances, every hour,
From her divine and sacred eyes.
As are the conceald comforts of a man,
Lockd in a womans love.
| No more sense than a shoat (young pig) in pickle.|| 9|
| Sigh like a dog that hath lost his master.|| 10|
| Sweet as morning dew upon a rose.|| 11|