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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Fasten
 
  Like one drowning fastens upon anything that is next at hand.
            —John Earle
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  Fastened like nails in a cartwheel.
            —Sir Walter Raleigh
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  Fasten him as a nail in a sure place.
            —Old Testament
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