'Tisjust likea summerbirdcageinagarden; thebirdsthat are without despair toget in, and thebirdsthat are within despair, and are in a consumption, for fear they shall never get out.
There's no pleasure i' living, if you're to be corked up for iver, and onlydribbleyourmind out by thesly, likea leaky barrel.
He was likea cock who thoughtthesun had risento hear him crow.
Truth is tough. It will not break, like a bubble, at a touch; nay, you may kick it about all day likea football, and it will be round and full at evening.Oliver Wendell Holmes
Every known class of refusal was successfully exhibited. Onehorse endeavoured to climbtherailsintothe Grand Stand; another, having stoppeddeadatthecritical point, swung round, and returned in consternation to the starting-point, with hisrider hanging likea locket around his neck. Another, dowered with a sense of humourMartin Ross
Honoria?is one of those robust, dynamic girls with the muscles of awelter-weight and a laugh likea squadronof cavalry charging over a tin bridge.Plum
Do you think-a you're smart? / You foolish-a boy, / tomorrow you'll start / in my-a employ. / You under-a-stand? / You like-a my plan?
He stands, smiling encouragement, like a clumsy dentist.Beauchamp