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

John C. Van Dyke

Calm as at Creation’s dawn.

Glitter… like the bayonets of a regiment on parade.

Glitter … like the glass pendants of a chandelier.

Glow like a great pearl.

Holds … together as the shell does the egg.

The forest moans and vibrates like a vast Æolian harp.

Slink like spectres.

Slowly like the heave and roll of a glassy sea.