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"What a day! A brilliant sun, an azure sky, the air like vintage wine! By George, I've half a mind to do a bit of profit taking!"
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"Monogamy is like a portfolio with only one investment in it?"
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"Candice, your eyes are like two crystal-blue pools of habitual judgment."
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Lex Ave Express
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"Remorse sits in my stomach like a piece of stale bread. How does that sound?"
'In today's market hyperbole was up sharply. Similes and metaphors held relatively steady with euphemisms hitting another record low.'
"I wandered lonely as a...lonely as a...lonely as a what?"
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He was beginning to quiver all over like Lionel Barrymore.
"Mine's a metaphor. I don't know what's going on withyou."
"He was a big man, but he moved like a cat."
"Remind me, what's the difference between a metaphor and a simile?"
Miss Underhill's School Of Writing Sample Lesson
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Overused Animal Cliches
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"...and your ears! They're like silk purses!"
Big needle in a hay stack.
'You're a poet? I've got a great simile for you.'
"It's synonyms, similes and compound predicates 'til you get a note from the teacher. Then, it's plain English."
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