|Frank J. Wilstach, comp. A Dictionary of Similes. 1916.|
| Lovely as all excellence.|| 1|
| Pure as blossoms, which are newly blowne.|| 2|
Like yealow flowres and grasse farre off, in one;
Or like the mixture nature doth display
Upon the quaint wings of the popinjay.
| Softly like a stream of oil.|| 4|
| Thick as starlings in a fen.|| 5|
|The rose, like ready youth, enticing stands,|
And would be cropt if it might choose the hands.