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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Sick
 
  Sick as a cat with eating rats.
            —Anonymous
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  Sick as a horse.
            —J. R. Bartlett’s Dictionary of Americanisms
  2
  As sick as a dog.
            —Richard Jago
  3
  Sick as a Dover packet-boat.
            —George Meredith
  4
  Sick at heart as the mouse, that the cat lets go a little way, and then darts and replaces.
            —Charles Reade
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  Sick as Lent.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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