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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
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  Marriage is like to casting dice. If chance bring you a virtuous and good-tempered wife, your lot is happy. If you gain instead a gadding, gossiping, and thriftless queen, no wife is yours, but everlasting plague in woman’s garb; the habitable globe holds not so dire a torment anywhere.  1
 
 
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