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

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