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


Lifts the head like conscious innocence.

Lifting my heart to her, as the spring wind lifts the clouds.
—R. D. Blackmore

Lifting his feet like a knife grinder.
—Alphonse Daudet

Her favour lifts him up, as the sun moisture.
—Sir Thomas Overbury