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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Chaste
 
  Chaste as marble.
            —Anonymous
  1
  Chaste as Minerva.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Chaste as the moon.
            —Anonymous
  3
  Chaste as ice.
            —Beaumont and Fletcher
  4
  Chaste as angels are.
            —Aphra Behn
  5
  Chaste as the thought of the maid on whose sight first shines the glow of love’s planet.
            —Louis James Block
  6
  Chaste as Medicean Venus.
            —Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  7
  As chaste as the silver-white beams of the moon.
            —John Gilbert Cooper
  8
  Chaste as innocent white souls.
            —John Day
  9
  Chaste as Cynthia’s breast.
            —Thomas Dekker
  10
  Chaste as a lily.
            —Julia C. R. Dorr
  11
  Chaste as nudity.
            —George Du Maurier
  12
  Chaste as though bathed in breaking day.
            —Edgar Fawcett
  13
  Chaste as fate.
            —John Ford
  14
  Chaste as a veiled nun.
            —Joseph Hall
  15
  Chaste … as an unfleshed sword.
            —Victor Hugo
  16
  Chaste … as the veil of a nun.
            —Henry James
  17
  Chaste as a chyld.
            —William Langland
  18
  Chaste as th’ Arabian bird, who all the ayr denyes.
            —Richard Lovelace
  19
  Chaste as the air.
            —Richard Lovelace
  20
  Chaste as the pious rapture of the nun.
            —George Mac-Henry
  21
  As chaste as was Penelope.
            —Christopher Marlowe
  22
  Chaste as snow.
            —Thomas Moore
  23
  Chaste as the virgin, and the cold pure saint.
            —Lewis Morris
  24
  Chaste as light.
            —John Pomfret
  25
  Chaste as cold Cynthia’s virgin light.
            —Alexander Pope
  26
  Chaste as Diana.
            —William Shakespeare
  27
  Chaste as ice.
            —William Shakespeare
  28
  Chaste as is the bud ere it be blown.
            —William Shakespeare
  29
  Chaste as the icicle.
            —William Shakespeare
  30
  Chaste as unsunned snow.
            —William Shakespeare
  31
  Like faire Venus Chaste.
            —Sir Philip Sidney
  32
  Chaste as purest vestals.
            —Lewis Theobald
  33
  Like an unlighted taper, was cold and chaste.
            —Cyril Tourneur
  34
  Chaste … as April’s mildest tear.
            —Henry Vaughan
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  Chaste as morning dew.
            —Edward Young
  36
  Chaste as the morning.
            —Edward Young
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