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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Go along like sixty.
  Go like a house afire.
  Going as if he had trod upon eggs.
            —Robert Burton
  Go along like blazes.
            —Thomas De Quincey
The multitude goes, like the flower and the weed,
That wither away to let others succeed.
            —William Knox
  Goeth … as an ox goeth to the slaughter.
            —Old Testament
  Out of his nostrils goeth smoke, as out of a seething pot or caldron.
            —Old Testament
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