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

Jeremy Taylor

Despised, like the descending pearls of a misty morning.

Expanded like the face of the sun when it mounts over the eastern hill.

Friendship is like rivers, and the strand of seas, and the air, common to all the world; but tyrants, and evil customs, wars, and want of love, have made them proper and peculiar.

Virtues and discourses are like friends, necessary in all fortunes; but those are the best which are friends in our sadnesses, and support us in our sorrows and sad accidents: and in this sense, no man that is virtuous can be friendless.