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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Honest a man as ever brake bread.
  Honest a man as ever trod on shoe leather.
  Honest as a cat when the meat is out of reach.
  Honest as a mirror.
  Honest as the day is long.
  Honest as the sun.
  Honest as the skin between his brows.
            —Gammer Gurton’s Needle
  Honest as a tar.
            —James Grahame
  Honest a man as ever lived by bread.
            —Thomas Heywood
  Bluffly honest as a northwest wind.
            —James Russell Lowell
  Honest a man as any in the cards, when all the Kings are out.
            —Brian Melbancke
  Honest as the skin between his brows.
            —William Shakespeare
  Honest as the nature of man first made, ere fraud and vice were fashions.
            —Thomas Otway
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