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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Drag
 
  Drag along like a stage procession.
            —Anonymous
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  Dragged out like a languishing concertina.
            —William Archer
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  Drag like lead.
            —Charles Dickens
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  Dragged … like a lamb to a slaughter-house.
            —Thomas Holcroft
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  Dragged like a dove into the vulture’s bed.
            —Lycophron
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  Like a wounded snake drags its slow length along.
            —Alexander Pope
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