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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Naked
 
  Naked as an Indian’s back.
            —Anonymous
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  Naked as night.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Naked as the graces.
            —Anonymous
  3
  Naked as a frog.
            —Beaumont and Fletcher
  4
  Naked as a flower.
            —Madison Cawein
  5
  As naked … as a corowne withe out stones.
            —Geoffrey Chaucer
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  Poor and naked as a fakir.
            —Joseph Conrad
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  Like winter-earth, naked.
            —Abraham Cowley
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  As naked as Norfolk dumpling.
            —John Day
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  Naked as a worm.
            —Alexandre Dumas, père
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  Naked as a peeled apple.
            —Oliver Wendell Holmes
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  Naked as a nedle.
            —William Langland
  12
  Naked as my nail.
            —Philip Massinger
  13
  The country is naked as the sea.
            —Jules Sandeau
  14
  Naked as the vulgar air.
            —William Shakespeare
  15
  As naked as their mothers bore them.
            —Jonathan Swift
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  Naked as apes.
            —Voltaire
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  Naked as a Tower.
            —William Wordsworth
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