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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Thomas William Robertson
 
  After all, life is like soda-water. Childhood, effervescence corked down and wired; manhood, some sparkle, more vapidity; old age, empty bottle, cart it away with the rubbish.  1
  Love is like a red-currant wine—it first tastes sweet, but afterward shuddery.  2
 
 
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