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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Bad as the itch.
  Bad as a blight.
            —Thomas Hood
  As bad, as what is worst.
            —John Lyly
  Bad as toothdrawing.
            —Sir Thomas More (Pseudo Shakespearean)
  Bad as marrying the devil’s daughter and living with the old folks.
            —Poor Robin’s Almanack
  Bad as the fighting bull of Stamford.
            —English Proverb
  Bad as two kings of Brentford.
            —English Proverb
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