Reference > Quotations > Frank J. Wilstach, comp. > A Dictionary of Similes
  PREVIOUSNEXT  
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Wail (Noun)
 
  A lonely wail, like a lost child’s cry.
            —Anonymous
  1
  A wail, as of a babe new-born.
            —George Meredith
  2
  Continuous wail, like the moaning of a winter wind.
            —Ouida
  3
  Wail like echoes from the sea.
            —Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  4
            A wail
Of impotent despair,
Like the sound that frightened marshes hear
From some leper in his lair.
            —Oscar Wilde
  5
 
 
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
  PREVIOUSNEXT  
 
Loading
Click here to shop the Bartleby Bookstore.

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2014 Bartleby.com · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors