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

Jeremy Collier

Appetite and reason are commonly like two buckets; when one is at the top, the other is at the bottom.

Envy, like a cold prison, benumbs and stupefies; and, conscious of its own impatience, folds its arms in despair.

Lovers like sick folks may say what they please.