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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Crush
 
  Crushed him as a timbrel cart crushes eggs.
            —Honoré de Balzac
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  Crushed like an egg-shell.
            —Honoré de Balzac
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  Crushing … like a blind Jove feels his way with thunder.
            —Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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  Crushed as vermin.
            —Victor Hugo
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  Crushed as in a vise.
            —Jacques Jasmin
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  Crushes … as a child crushes grapes.
            —Edgar Lee Masters
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