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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Lazy as a toad at the bottom of a well.
  Lazy as Joe the Marine, who laid down his musket to sneeze.
  Lazy as a lobster.
            —Honoré de Balzac
  Lazy as Ludham’s dog that leaned his head against the wall to bark.
            —Thomas Fuller
  Lazy as a ship in the doldrums.
            —William D. O’Connor
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