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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Punch
 
  A woman’s heart, like the moon, is always changing, but there is always a man in it.  1
  Innocence is like an umbrella: when once we’ve lost it we must never hope to see it back again.  2
  True merit, like the pearl inside the oyster, is content to remain quiet until it finds an opening.  3
  Scandal, like the Nile, is fed by innumerable streams, but it is extremely difficult to trace it to its source.  4
 
 
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