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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Old as a serpent.
  Old as Charing-Cross.
  Old as circus jokes.
  Old as creation.
  Old as Eve.
  Old as grey eternity.
  Old as Hercules.
  Old as Jericho.
  Old as man.
  Old as Methuselah.
  Old as Nestor.
  Old as poverty.
  Old as Solomon.
  Old as the age of stone.
  Old as the hills.
  Old as the Prophet Ezekiel.
  Old as the rebuilding of Samaria.
  Old as Trilobites.
  Old as Zoroaster.
  Old as Paradise.
            —Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  Old as my little finger.
            —John Day
  As old as Fate.
            —Lord De Tabley
  Old as Time.
            —Austin Dobson
  Ever old and ever new as love.
            —George Du Maurier
  Old as thought.
            —Elbert Hubbard
  Old as Priam.
            —Henry W. Longfellow
  As old as human nature.
            —William Hurrell Mallock
  As old as heartache.
            —Meredith Nicholson
  As old as the itch.
            —Spanish Proverb
  Old as Sibylla.
            —William Shakespeare
  Old as the shepherds.
            —George Bernard Shaw
  Old as the earth is old.
            —Arthur Symons
  Wax old like a garment.
            —New Testament
  Old as hope.
            —Francis Thompson
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