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A Dictionary of Similes
Frank J. Wilstach, comp. A Dictionary of Similes.
Faith, like light, should ever be simple and unbending.
The human heart is like a millstone in a mill; when you put wheat under it, it turns and grinds, and bruises the wheat into flour; if you put no wheat in it, it still grinds on; but then it is itself it grinds, and slowly wears away.
A lie is like a snow-ball; the longer it is rolled, the larger it is.
Human reason is like a drunken man on horseback; set it up on one side, and it tumbles over on the other.
Sound as a fish.
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