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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Readily
 
  Readily as the smith can labor at his forge.
            —Anonymous
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  Readily as water rushes into a hollow.
            —Anonymous
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  Met the gale as readily as the butterflies meet the sun.
            —Eliza Cook
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  As readily as a child takes sweetmeats at Mardi Gras.
            —Ouida
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  Readily as condemned men take reprieve.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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