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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Lay
 
  Lay like a bank of stage snow.
            —O. Henry
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  Lay, like a smile upon the lips of sleep.
            —John Ruskin
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  Lay, like winds that die in water.
            —Percy Bysshe Shelley
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            In silver slumber lay,
Like the evening starre adorn’d with dewy ray.
            —Edmund Spenser
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But he lay like a warrior taking his rest,
With his martial cloak around him.
            —Charles Wolfe
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