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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Innocent as a cloistered nun.
  Innocent as a dove.
  Innocent as a lamb.
  Innocent as flowers.
  Innocent as angels.
            —Honoré de Balzac
  Innocent as a new-born babe.
            —Honoré de Balzac
  Innocent as 2 merino lambs.
            —Josh Billings
  Innocent as an infant.
            —R. D. Blackmore
  Innocent as a babe.
            —Robert Browning
  As innocent as a new-laid egg.
            —Sir William Schwenk Gilbert
  Innocent as a child.
            —Oliver Goldsmith
  Innocent as the wayside fly.
            —Cyril Harcourt
  Innocent as sleep.
            —Aaron Hill
  Innocent as an almanac.
            —James Huneker
As youth before its charm is spent.
            —George Edgar Montgomery
  As innocent as a devil of two years old.
            —English Proverb
  Innocent as grace itself.
            —William Shakespeare
  Innocent as milk.
            —Edmund Spenser
  Innocent as the age of gold.
            —Robert Louis Stevenson
  Innocent as a child unborn.
            —Samuel Wesley
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