What is an example of a simile in Gulliver's Travels?

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A simile is a comparison which uses the words “like” or “as.”  Unlike a metaphor, which describes something as if it were something else, a simile is a more indirect comparison.  There are many such comparisons, but here are some examples.  For each page number I use the enotes etext, which you can access yourself to find the quotes.

“ a hundred arrows discharged on my left hand, which pricked me

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