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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Upright
 
  Upright as a ramrod.
            —Anonymous
  1
  Upright as a sentinel.
            —Anonymous
  2
  As upright as a stake.
            —Anonymous
  3
  Upright as a young apple tree.
            —R. D. Blackmore
  4
  Upright, like a taper.
            —Osmanli Proverb
  5
  Upright as a tower.
            —Charles Reade
  6
  Upright as a wooden sentinel at the door of a puppet-show.
            —Sir Walter Scott
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  Upright as the cedar.
            —William Shakespeare
  8
  Upright as a wild Morisco.
            —William Shakespeare
  9
  Upright as a sheer cliff’s wall.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  10
  Upright as an heap.
            —Old Testament
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