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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Tom Brown
 
  Covetousness, like jealousy, when it has once taken root, never leaves a man but with his life.  1
  Natural as dancing bears to a bag-piper.  2
  Though a soldier in time of peace is like a chimney in summer, yet what wise man would pluck down his chimney because his almanac told him it was the middle of June.  3
 
 
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