|Frank J. Wilstach, comp. A Dictionary of Similes. 1916.|
| Blithe as a blithe bird in air.|| 1|
| Rose-bright as a star dipped in sunset.|| 2|
| A calmness like the calmness of a grave.|| 3|
| Clammy as death.|| 4|
| Her fair face half hid, like a ripe peeping rose.|| 5|
|Her face is as white|
As her pillow by night.
|Is all faded, like fragrance,|
From the languishing late flowers.
| Faint as the Spring.|| 8|
| Fair as dreams.|| 9|
| Fierce as a female Leviathan.|| 10|
| Glittered like a winter sun.|| 11|
| Hangs on the heart like a nightmare.|| 12|
| As huge as Ossa piled on Pelion.|| 13|
| Moaning, like the voices of spirits departing in pain.|| 14|
|A wizard wind did faintly move,|
Like a whisper through a dream.
| Pale as a snowdrop in Cashmere.|| 16|
| As pure as Aprils snowdrops are.|| 17|
| Radiant as snow.|| 18|
as the ghostly past.|| 19|
| Sallow as Autumn.|| 20|
| Salt as a sea sponge.|| 21|
|Her smileit was like the golden wine|
Poured in the spirit, as in a cup.
| Soars like a seraph.|| 23|
| Stately as a ship under full sail.|| 24|
|Thick as the gems on chalices|
Kings keep for treasure.
as the first chirrup of a callow bird.|| 26|
| Tost like the bearded and billowy wheat by the winds of the mountain driven.|| 27|
| Vague as futurity.|| 28|