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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Good
 
  Good as a feast.
            —Anonymous
  1
  Good as an addled egg.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Good as an idle bird.
            —Anonymous
  3
  Good as ever went upon the ground.
            —Anonymous
  4
  Good as new.
            —Anonymous
  5
  Beauty is as good as ready money.
            —Anonymous
  6
  Good as truth.
            —Anonymous
  7
  Good as dew to flowers.
            —Anonymous
  8
  Good as gold.
            —Honoré de Balzac
  9
  Good as white bread and just as insipid.
            —Honoré de Balzac
  10
  Good as wheat.
            —J. R. Bartlett’s Dictionary of Americanisms
  11
  Good as gold.
            —Robert Buchanan
  12
  As good as a show.
            —Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  13
  Good as a play.
            —Charles II
  14
  As good music as when pigs play on the organ.
            —John Clarke (Proverbs)
  15
  Good as ever water wet.
            —William Hazlitt (Proverbs)
  16
  Good as ever trod upon shoe leather.
            —London Chanticleers
  17
  Good as bread.
            —Henry W. Longfellow
  18
  Good as puppet show.
            —G. F. Northall (Folk Phrases)
  19
  Good as ever flew in the air.
            —John Ray (Handbook of Proverbs, 1670)
  20
  Good as a sermon.
            —Robert Southey
  21
  Good as a comedy.
            —John Taylor
  22
  To do good to the base is like sowing the sea.
            —Theognis
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