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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Willing
 
  Willing as a turtle.
            —John Gay
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            With a heart as willing
As bondage e’er of freedom.
            —William Shakespeare
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Willing as the springtide sea gives up
Her will to the eastern sea-wind’s.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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