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

William Somerville

Brisk as a snake in merry May.

Fix’d as a mountain ash.

Fortune is like a widow won,
And truckles to the bold alone.

Safe as thy gold in the strong box.

As Parian marble smooth.

As uncontrollable as fate.