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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Quiet
 
  Quiet as a graveyard.
            —Anonymous
  1
  Quiet as a wasp in one’s nose.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Quiet as death.
            —Anonymous
  3
  Quiet as dreaming trees.
            —Anonymous
  4
  Quiet as murder.
            —Anonymous
  5
  Quiet as the hush of evening.
            —Anonymous
  6
  As quiet as the lighting of a fly on a feather-duster.
            —Anonymous
  7
  Quiet as two kittens.
            —Anonymous
  8
  Quiet fish are talkative in comparison.
            —Anonymous
  9
  Quiet as a woman the first day and a half after she’s married.
            —Beaumont and Fletcher
  10
  Quiet as despair.
            —Robert Browning
  11
  Quiet as are quiet skies.
            —Ellen Burroughs
  12
  Quiet as a sepulchre.
            —Charles Dickens
  13
  Quiet as a sleeping boa.
            —Hamlin Garland
  14
  Quiet as a statue.
            —William Ernest Henley
  15
  Quiet as if shod with felt.
            —Thomas Hood
  16
  Quiet as a mouse.
            —Arsène Houssaye
  17
  Quiet as a stone.
            —John Keats
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  Quiet as a nest of monasteries.
            —Amy Leslie
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  Quiet as a heart that beats no more.
            —Henry W. Longfellow
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  Quiet as the tranquil sky.
            —Henry W. Longfellow
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  Quiet, as of dreaming Trees.
            —Gerald Massey
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  Quiet as if the finger of God’s will had bade the human mechanism “be still.” Dinah Maria Mulock  23
  Quiet as at anchor in a dead calm.
            —Baron Karl F. H. von Münchausen
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  As quiet as a settin’ hen.
            —Scottish Proverb
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  Quiet as a lamb.
            —William Shakespeare
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  Quiet as the sun.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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  Quiet as a moonbeam.
            —Elizabeth S. P. Ward
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                Quiet as a Nun
Breathless with adoration.
            —William Wordsworth
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