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

Light (Noun)

Tender light, like the first moonrise of midnight.
—Lord Byron

Lights as of dawn beyond the tomb.
—Victor Hugo

Happy light, like those dream-smiles which are the speech of sleep.
—Gerald Massey

A redder light shone through the dell,
As if the very gates of hell
Swung suddenly ajar.
—John Greenleaf Whittier