|Frank J. Wilstach, comp. A Dictionary of Similes. 1916.|
As if their lives were on his words depending.
|His threatening eyes|
Like flaming torches burned.
| Faithful, from day to day,|
As Hesperus, that leads the sun his way.
| Fierce as flaming fire.|| 4|
like boiling liquor in a seething pot.|| 5|
| Reels like a falling cedar.|| 6|
As winds tall cedars toss on mountains hoar.
| Slain and lost,|
Like a sweet flower nippd with untimely frost.
| Her rich locks spread like sunbeams on the wind.|| 9|
| As swift as fiery lightning kindled new.|| 10|
| Unstaid as rolling waves in ocean flood.|| 11|