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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Pretty
 
  Pretty as a Pingree potato patch.
            —Anonymous
  1
  Pretty as a red wagon.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Pretty as a September peach.
            —Anonymous
  3
  Pretty as a picture.
            —Anonymous
  4
  She was as pretty as the spring time.
            —Honoré de Balzac
  5
                Pretty as a peach
Such as school boys always long for when they’re hangin’ out of reach.
            —Phœbe Cary
  6
  A little girl, pretty as an angel.
            —Hendrik Conscience
  7
  Pretty as a seraph.
            —Théphile Gautier
  8
  Pretty as a rosebud debutante.
            —Amy Leslie
  9
  Pretty as a diamond flush.
            —Alfred Henry Lewis
  10
  Pretty as Paint.
            —G. F. Northall (Folk Phrases)
  11
  Pretty, like a toy cowboy with a chamois shirt and a nine-dollar sombrero.
            —Edgar W. Nye
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