You can feel the warmth of this beaming smile, lighting up someone’s face, feeling like a loving arm wrapped about their shoulder.

‘That warm Asiatic smile which always spread over his face like nectar and ambrosia.’

See George Eliot for another surprising smile simile.


Source: The Colossus of Maroussi, Henry Miller (New York: New Directions Books, 2010 (1941)), p. 94

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