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


Shimmered like silver.
—Arabian Nights

Shimmered like the sun.
—Scottish Ballad

Shimmered … like meteor-fires that haunt a fairy dell.
—Bayard Taylor

Shimmered like moonbeams on dancing water.
—Paul Wiggens

Blue eyes shimmer with angel glances,
Like spring violets over the lea.
—Constance F. Woolson