|Frank J. Wilstach, comp. A Dictionary of Similes. 1916.|
| Oaks, like arts, a length of years demand.|| 1|
|Complaints of times when merit wants reward|
Descend like similes from bard to bard.
| As firm as rock in ocean.|| 3|
| Fools, like apes, are mimics from their birth.|| 4|
| Mild as the opening morns serenest ray.|| 5|
| Mild as the close of summers softest day.|| 6|
|Titles and birth, like diamonds from the mine,|
Must by your worth be polishd ere they shine.