|Frank J. Wilstach, comp. A Dictionary of Similes. 1916.|
| Beauteous as the sun.|| 1|
| Chaste as morning dew.|| 2|
| Chaste as the morning.|| 3|
| Fixed as a sentinel.|| 4|
| Learning, like the lunar beam, affords light.|| 5|
|An opera, like a pillory, may be said,|
To nail our ears down and expose our head.
| Plump as stalld theology.|| 7|
| Pride, like anger, builds among the stars; but pleasure, lark like, nests upon the ground.|| 8|
| Punctual as lovers to the moment sworn.|| 9|
Like Kouli-Kan, in plunder of the proud.
| Body and Soul like peevish man and wife, united jar, and yet are loath to part.|| 11|
| Swift as darted flame.|| 12|
|Her tears, like drops of molten lead,|
With torrents burn the passage to my heart.
| Vain as a gaudy-minded man.|| 14|
|As in smooth oil the razor best is whet,|
So wit is by politeness keenest set.