He reminds me of Rhys Hughes when he includes these extraordinary similes.
It's hardly anyone's idea of enhancement, and Gomes calls it "dismally inferior," a lovely simile.
Many times a simile may contain the "as" word.
In fact, Plato brings them together in a vivid simile.
Neither art nor nature could supply a better simile of the grace of God than this.
The old and new battleships, with their graceful sheer and boiling wake, evoked poetic similes.
We may recall Marc Bloch's famous simile of winding back the reel of history.
Sometimes it took a ridiculous simile to make a point.
Ali cleverly compares the two through Nazneen's habit of using similes from her village upbringing to describe her London life.
Sanskrit epic similes differ greatly from the similes of Homer in this aspect.
The simile in the next line serves to emphasize the speed of the fall.
The chief characteristic of Welsh poetry is its alliteration, woven around beautiful similes and metaphors.