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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Driven
 
  Driven as leaves in Autumn’s blast.
            —Edward Octavus Flagg
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  Driven, like flower-seeds by the four winds sown.
            —Fitz-Greene Halleck
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  Driven forth like a sky-rocket.
            —Baron Karl F. H. von Münchausen
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  Headlong driven like clouds before the blast of heaven.
            —John Ruskin
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  Driven like chaff before the wind of heaven.
            —Sir Walter Scott
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  Driven, like the alternations of an ever-changing wind over an Æolean lyre, which move it by their motion to ever-changing melody.
            —Percy Bysshe Shelley
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  Driven … like leaves before the autumnal wind.
            —Robert Southey
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                Driven
As foam before the wind that wakes
With the all-awakening sun, and breaks
Strong ships that rue the mirth it makes
When grace to slay is given.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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  Driven like starlets down the wind.
            —James. C. Woods
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