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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
John Foster
 
  Fine sensibilities are like woodbines, delightful luxuries of beauty to twine around a solid, upright stem of understanding; but very poor things, if, unsustained by strength, they are left to creep along the ground.  1
  Youth is not like a new garment which we can keep fresh and fair by wearing sparingly; youth, while we have it, we must wear daily; and it will fast wear away.  2
 
 
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