The Simile Museum

Tag: Lousia May Alcott

“Amy looked relieved, but naughty Jo took her at her word, for during the first call she sat with every limb gracefully composed, every fold correctly draped, calm as a summer sea, cool as a snowbank, and as silent as the sphinx.”

-Louisa May Alcott

Final Act of Disillusion

“He looked as cold and thin as an icicle, but as serene as God.”

-Louisa May Alcott