Reference > Quotations > Frank J. Wilstach, comp. > A Dictionary of Similes
  PREVIOUSNEXT  
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Stupid
 
  Stupid as an excuse.
            —Anonymous
  1
  Stupid as a sloth.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Stupid as a fact.
            —Honoré de Balzac
  3
  Stupid as a stone.
            —Robert Browning
  4
  Loftily stupid, like dumb idols.
            —Thomas Carlyle
  5
  Stupid as a coot.
            —Frank Cowan (Dictionary of Sea Proverbs)
  6
  Stupid as a little downy owl.
            —George Du Maurier
  7
  Stupid … like Falstaff in his old age.
            —Thomas H. Huxley
  8
  Stupid as a log.
            —Isaac Jackman
  9
  Stupid as hounds chasing an iron deer.
            —Sydney Munden
  10
  Stupid as a post.
            —Clement Robinson
  11
  Stupid as the swine.
            —Hans Sachs
  12
  Stupid as a hog.
            —Leo Tolstoy
  13
 
 
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
  PREVIOUSNEXT  
 
Loading
Click here to shop the Bartleby Bookstore.

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2014 Bartleby.com · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors