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Frank J. Wilstach, comp. A Dictionary of Similes. 1916.


Like new-mown meadows, when the grass exhales
Sweet fragrance to the foot that tramples it.
—D. A. Atterbom

Charm, like beauty’s goddess.
—English Ballad

Sheds a charm, like to the fabled Cytherea’s zone, binding all things with beauty.
—Lord Byron

Charms, as resistless as the fascinating Egyptian, for which Anthony wisely paid the bauble of the world.
—C. C. Colton

Charms like gleams of opening Heav’n.
—John Gilbert Cooper

Charmed like an April rose.
—William Hartley Holcombe

Charming as a god.
—Thomas Otway