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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Noise
 
  To catch a squirrel make a noise like a nut.
            —Anonymous
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  As much fuss and noise as a one-legged man falling down stairs.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Make noises like a drunken Zulu trying to sing a Swedish folk song.
            —Irvin S. Cobb
  3
  Make a noise like an assessment.
            —O. Henry
  4
  The noise was in the beast’s belly like unto the questyng of thirty couple hounds.
            —Thomas Malory
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