Figurative Language of O. Henry

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That boy put up a fight like a welter-weight cinnamon bear.
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Arrest seemed but a rosy dream.
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I went out and caught that boy and shook him until his freckles rattled.
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Months went by, and still that little cloud of unforgotten cowardice hung above the camp.
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He was making internal noises that would have had everybody in San Francisco hiking for the parks.
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There was a town down there, as flat as a flannel-cake
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The city marshal was had decided that Calliope should no more wake the echoes of the town.
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It was considered an improper act to shoot the bride and groom at a wedding.
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She began to talk in Spanish, a mournful stream of melancholy music.
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Jeff Peters has been engaged in as many schemes for making money as there are recipes for cooking rice in Charleston, South Carolina.
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