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

Esaias Tegner

Blue as heaven’s cloudless canopy.

Eyes like heaven’s own blue.

Far and wide, like the falcon that hunts through the sky.

Lost as in a trance.

All mild and gentle as the silver moon
Sitting heaven’s blue aboon.

Soft as lonely maiden’s thoughts on him she loves.