Allingford's face was very white, and Oaks's very red, "for all the world like the Wars of the Roses," as Jack Vance afterwards remarked, though it would be difficult to clearly understand the simile.
I have now done, Sir, with that imprudent way of speaking by Metaphor and Simile.
[Footnote 15: Brother is much easier to accept, though Mother might be in the simile.
In Homer they are frequent, but Anglo-Saxon verse is too abrupt and rapid in the succession of images to employ the expanded simile.
Think over that last simile.
she repeated, evidently pleased with her simile.
From Pelago the road descends with extreme steepness to a brook in a rocky valley, at a bridge over which the real climb begins, to go steadily on (save for another swift drop before Tosi) until Vallombrosa is reached, winding through woods all the way, chiefly chestnutthose woods which gave Milton, who was here in 1638, his famous simile.
Each volume had that airof breeding, one might almost sayby which one can always know a genuine bouquin at a glance; an alluvial richness of bloom, coming upon one like an aromatic fragrance in so many old things, in old lawns, in old flowers, old wines, and many another delicious simile.
page 59 6th stanza exquisite simile.
A strangely involved simile.
I am only using a convenient simile.
He was likein Dickie's own fashion she fumbled for a simile.
"Only this man ought to be a fresco," she told herself as she followed out the picture-simile.
But experience had long since proved the delusiveness of the simile.
" "Childhood and grown-up-hood; not a bad simile.
An incident in the Zoological Gardens struck me as a helpful simile.
A Soldier's simile.
Here is where I receive my clients; here is where they receive their daily loaf, if you will pardon the simile.
And afterwards them paint in simile.
Example VI.A Simile.
If we compare two trees, or two beehives, or two rivers, our comparison is not a simile.
The often cited pastoralism of the Song of Solomon resolves itself on investigation into an occasional simile.
Every little crystal does that," said mother, taking up another simile.
"Bihzad Khan, dispersed the enemy as kai is dispersed when a stone is thrown into the water," is nearly the original simile.
The members' seating space spreads fanlike round the floor, with individual seats and desks exactly like those used by schoolboys, which is not an inappropriate simile.