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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Hard (Adverb)
 
  Hard as being good.
            —Anonymous
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  As hard as to shave an egg.
            —Anonymous
  2
  As hard to answer as why cats love fish.
            —Anonymous
  3
  Hard to climb as Parnassus.
            —Anonymous
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  As hard to hold as an eel by the tail.
            —Anonymous
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  As hard as for an empty sack to stand upright.
            —Benjamin Franklin
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  Hard as death.
            —Nathaniel Hawthorne
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  Hard to enter my belief as Dives into heaven.
            —Thomas Heywood
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