--as one mad with wine and other similes
A compilation of more than 8,000 similes, arranged in thematic categories and indexed by author, from such sources as the Bible, "Arabian Nights, literary classics, and popular television shows
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American colloquialism Anger Anne Anon Arm(s Art and Literature Baseball Beauty Beginnings/Endings Bending/Bent bird Calmness Charles Clinging Clothing clouds cold Colors Coraghessan Boyle dark death Dejection Dreams Edith Wharton Elizabeth Ellen Glasgow Elyse Sommer Emptiness Erich Maria Remarque Eudora Welty Eye(s eyes face Face(s Fear flowers Fortune/Misfortune Frank Swinnerton Furniture and Furnishings George Garrett Grief H. E. Bates Hair Hand(s Happiness Harvey Swados heart Heat Helen Hudson Henry Houses Immobility Importance/Unimportance James Crumley Jean John Updike Jonathan Valin Julia O'Faolain Landscapes Lawrence Durrell Legs light looked Love Marge Piercy Mary mind Moon Mouth novel Order/Disorder Paige Mitchell Pain Physical Appearance Politics/Politicians Questions/Answers Raymond Chandler Reliability/Unreliability Richard Ford Rita Mae Brown Rocking and Rolling Ross Macdonald Sharon Sheehe Stark Silence simile Skin Sleep Smell Smiles soft Success/Failure Teeth Thinness Thomas Thoughts Trees Usefulness/Uselessness Voice Voice(s W. P. Kinsella William Mcllvanney William Shakespeare wind Word(s York