|Frank J. Wilstach, comp. A Dictionary of Similes. 1916.|
| Dreadful as a gathering storm.|| 1|
| Joyous, like a rising star.|| 2|
|The little man skimmed down the hill,|
Like a swallow down the wind.
|Wine is like rain: when it falls on the mire it but makes it the fouler,|
But when it strikes the good soil it wakes it to beauty and bloom.