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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Ripe
 
  Ripe as the melting cluster.
            —John Gay
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  Ripe as June.
            —Thomas Hood
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  As ripe and rosy … as a mellow little pippin that had tumbled in the weeds.
            —James Whitcomb Riley
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  Ripe as the wine.
            —Richard H. Stoddard
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