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A Dictionary of Similes
Frank J. Wilstach, comp. A Dictionary of Similes.
Alfred Henry Lewis
Affable as a wet dog.
Blush like a sunset.
Boundless as the glory of Texas.
Common as delirium tremens in New York.
Cuts like a cold-chisel.
Free as the waters of life.
Game as hornets.
Glib as wolves.
Handsome as one full on drugs.
Lasts about as long as a keg of cider at a barn raising.
Mad as a drunken squaw.
Obvious as stars on a clear night.
Peaceful as two pups in a basket.
Peaceful as two six-shooters on the same belt.
Out of place as a faro layout in a Sunday school.
Pretty as a diamond flush.
Scared as a jack-rabbit that has heard the howl of a wolf.
Snores like sawin planks.
Solid as a sod house.
Steady as a church.
Tremble like a shot pigeon.
Unexpected as a fifth ace in a poker deck.
Yell like a wronged panther.
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