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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Deep
 
  Deep as the fountains of sleep.
            —Anonymous
  1
  Deep as the void above.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Deep as evening red.
            —Anonymous
  3
  Deep as despair.
            —Anonymous
  4
  Deep as ever plummet sounded.
            —Anonymous
  5
  Deep as grief.
            —Anonymous
  6
  Deep as the North Star.
            —Anonymous
  7
  Deep as though the globe were split to let the waters through.
            —William E. Aytoun
  8
  Deep as Heaven’s own luminous blue.
            —Philip James Bailey
  9
  Deep as death.
            —Philip James Bailey
  10
  Deep in the heart as meteor stones in earth, dropped from some higher sphere.
            —Philip James Bailey
  11
  Deep as midnight’s starry treasure.
            —Thomas Lovell Beddoes
  12
  France kept her old affection as deeply as the sepulchre the corse.
            —Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  13
  Deep as hell from high heaven.
            —Thomas Carlyle
  14
  Deep as Tophet, high as heaven.
            —Thomas Carlyle
  15
  Silence as deep as eternity.
            —Thomas Carlyle
  16
  Deep as life and death.
            —Thomas Carlyle
  17
  Deep as the murmurs of the falling floods.
            —James Cawthorn
  18
  Deep and yet soft, like notes from some long chord responsive to thrilled air.
            —George Eliot
  19
  Deep as annihilation.
            —Thomas Hardy
  20
  Sighs as deep as destiny.
            —Jean Ingelow
  21
  Deep as devils grope.
            —Sidney Lanier
  22
  Joy as deep as heaven’s blue.
            —T. T. Lynch
  23
  Deep as that grave in Hell where Cæsar lies.
            —Edward Markham
  24
  As deep as Pedwell.
            —Scottish Proverb
  25
  Deep and tender as the blue of a baby’s eye.
            —James Whitcomb Riley
  26
  Deep as the unfathomed endless sea.
            —Christina Georgina Rossetti
  27
  Chasms as deep and as drear as the tomb.
            —John Ruskin
  28
  Deep as hell.
            —William Shakespeare
  29
  Deep as the sea.
            —William Shakespeare
  30
  Deep as night and Heaven.
            —Percy Bysshe Shelley
  31
  Deep as deep in water sinks a stone.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  32
  Deep as music’s heart.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  33
  Deep as the clear unsounded sea.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  34
  Deep as the deep dim soul of a star.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  35
        Deep as the depths unsought
Whence faith’s own hope may redeem us naught.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  36
  Deep as the pit of hell.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  37
  Deeper than men’s dreams of hell are deep.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  38
  Deeper than the green sea’s grass.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  39
  Deep as hate.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  40
  Deep as the grave.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  41
  Deeper than time or space.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  42
  A grief as deep as life or thought.
            —Alfred Tennyson
  43
  Deep as the shadow of Rome.
            —John R. Thompson
  44
  Deep as the bottomless pit.
            —George Sylvester Viereck
  45
  A tone as low and deep as love’s first whisper.
            —N. P. Willis
  46
  Deeper than the vanities of power, or in vain pomp of glory.
            —N. P. Willis
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