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And dare you liken your dwarfed and sickly life to the sun when he goeth forth in his might?

Bible EmblemsEdward E. Seelye

We may liken the operation of the law to what happens when a bent tube with the ends up is filled with water.

We may liken man's life to a journey in which the supplies of food are gotten at the stations.

In a word, I liken the two truths, because the same reasons make us love them and because the same reasons make us fear them.

It is only at threescore and ten that we liken it to a weaver's shuttle.

Big BrotherAnnie Fellows-Johnston

I don't know what to liken the streets to where the mass of the lazzaroni live.

No wonder public men look upon such "journalists" with aversion and contempt and liken them to the police and the scavenger!

Nat Goodwin's BookNat C. Goodwin

To liken a thing to something already known is a vivid way of explaining.

English: Composition and LiteratureW. F. (William Franklin) Webster

Or, we may liken it to a vessel, in which consciousness is held, as a jar holds liquid.

A reporter intent upon a simile might liken it to the ocean seen above the smoke of watch-fires kindled on the strand.

Italian HoursHenry James

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