Contented I sit with my pint and my pipe, Puffing sorrow and care far away, And surely the brow of grief nothing can wipe, Like smoking and moist'ning our clay; * * * * * For tho' at my simile many may joke, Man is but a pipe and his life but smoke.
I can never look now at the Milky Way without wondering from which of those banked clouds of stars the emissaries are coming. If you will pardon so commonplace a simile, we have set off the fire alarm and have nothing to do but to wait. I do not think we will have to wait for long.arthur c. clarke
In somma, in fuor che non è sì gentile, L’uomo, là, in tutto a femmina è simile.niccolò forteguerri
Nullum simile quatuor pedibus currit.
In somma, in fuor che non è sì gentile, L’uomo, là, in tutto a femmina è simile.
He had gone beyond the world of metaphor and simile into the place of things that are, and it was changing him.neil gaiman
I think the Cold War works as a great analogy or simile for different kinds of conflict . It's funny, when you look back at it, it's one of the last times that the boundaries were clear. Now, as we see on 'Homeland,' there are no clear boundaries and enemies.
One thing that literature would be greatly the better for Would be a more restricted employment by authors of simile and metaphor.
If you're gonna use simile , analogy, metaphor , be descriptive and have some flowery adjectives and a few odd nouns and some engaging bits of dialogue or sentiment , then you're sort of writing a novel , really. But rock lyrics are not really known for their sophistication .