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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Plump as an orange.
  Plump as plenty.
  Plump as a peach.
            —Charles Dickens
  Plump as ripe clusters.
            —Richard Duke
  Plump as a pudding.
            —Nathaniel Hawthorne
  Plump as a cherry.
            —Robert Herrick
  Plump as a partridge.
            —Samuel Lover
  Plump as a melon under a glass.
            —George Meredith
  Plump as mastiffs.
  As plump as a miller’s sparrow.
            —Scottish Proverb
  Plump, like tiny skins of wine.
            —James Whitcomb Riley
  As plump as plump can be.
            —Christina Georgina Rossetti
  Plump as stall’d theology.
            —Edward Young
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