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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Alphonse Karr
 
  Display is like shallow water, where you can see the muddy bottom.  1
  Happiness is like game, if you aim at it from too long a distance, you must miss it.  2
  Luxury, like wine, both stimulates and weakens.  3
  A widow is like a frigate of which the first captain has been shipwrecked.  4
 
 
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