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

James Wright (Historia Histrionica)

Plays are exactly like Portraits Drawn in the Garb and Fashion of the time when Painted. You see one Habit in the time of King Charles I.; another quite different from that, both for Men and Woman, in Queen Elizabeths time; another under Henry the Eighth different from both; and so backward all various.