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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Obedient
 
  Obedient as the needle to the pole.
            —Anonymous
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  Obedient as the yew to the tender’s will.
            —Anonymous
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  Obedient as a puppet.
            —George Meredith
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  Obedient as the scabbard.
            —William Shakespeare
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