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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Bold as a blind man.
  Bold as Beauchamp.
  Bold as Joan of Arc.
  Boldly … like giants conquering in a noble cause.
  Bold as a petty provincial attorney.
            —Honoré de Balzac
  Bold as a bucket.
            —Joel Barlow
            As boldly as a brigadier
Tricked out with marks and signs all o’er
Of rank, brigade, division, corps,
To show by every means he can
An officer is not a man.
            —Ambrose Bierce
  Boold as is Bayard the Blynde.
            —Geoffrey Chaucer
  As bold as the blast.
            —Barry Cornwall
  Boldly, like eagles on the wing.
            —Victor Hugo
  Bold as brass.
            —Vincent Stuckey Lean (Collectanea)
  He was bold as a hawk.
            —Samuel Lover
  Bold as an embodied storm.
            —T. Buchanan Read
  Bold as the glare of the gold.
            —Richard H. Stoddard
  As boldly as a sunflower faces the orb of day.
            —New York Sun
  Bold as a lion.
            —Old Testament
  Bolde as a Knight.
            —The Nut-Brown Maid
  Bold as day.
            —William Wordsworth

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