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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Green as May.
            —James Lane Allen
  Green as a gooseberry.
  Green as a gourd.
  Green as a lizard.
  Green as bottled glass.
  Green as emeralds.
  Green as grass.
  Green as the deep waters.
  Green as the sea.
  Green as a leaf.
            —Thomas Ashe
  As green as any privet-hedge a bird might choose to build in.
            —Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  Green as blissful Eden.
            —R. C. Dutt
  Green as the mantled pool.
            —Thomas Hood
  Green as hope before it grieves.
            —Letitia Elizabeth Landon
  Green as a meadow by Chaucer.
            —Richard Le Gallienne
  As green as the leaves of the fir tree.
  Green as jealousy.
            —George Meredith
  Green as an arum leaf.
  Green as the grave of a loved one.
            —Christina Georgina Rossetti
  Green as leeks.
            —William Shakespeare
  Green as the forest’s night.
            —Percy Bysshe Shelley
  Green as summer.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  Green as the salt-sea billows.
            —William Wordsworth
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