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Like likes like.
I have here only made a garland of choice flowers;
Among the numerous volumes of selections which have from time to time been offered to the public, it does not appear
that any one of similes or similitudes
POLITENESS is like an air-cushion—there may
be nothing in it, but it wonderfully eases the joltings along the rough road of life,
MELANCTHON'S character was privileged
beyond the common walks of virtuous life, quite on the verge of heaven ; and he expired like a wave scarcely curling to the evening zephyr of an unclouded summer sky, and gently rippling to the shore,
A MAN whose labour has acquired riches, and
whose charity dispenses them, is like the revolving sun, which draws the water from the ocean at the hour of noon, to disperse it over the earth in the evening dews.