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  • How, how am I to tell you what I mean?" said Serpuhovskoy, who liked similes.
  • "Oh, no!" said Levin with annoyance; "that method of doctoring I merely meant as a simile for doctoring the people with schools.

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  • When she said he was "as subtle as a sledgehammer," she was using ironic simile.
  • I believe this simile largely speaks the truth.
    Darwin, Charles  --  The Origin of Species

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