|Frank J. Wilstach, comp. A Dictionary of Similes. 1916.|
| Clean as a beaver.|| 1|
| Flat as a flail.|| 2|
|Gone like the bubble that bursts in the sun;|
Gone like the grain when the reaper is done;
Gone like the dew on the fresh morning grass;
Gone without parting farewell; and alas!
Gone with a flavor of hydrogen gas!
| Lost like the day of Jobs awful curse, in the third chapter, third and fourth verse.|| 4|
| As plain as the moral law.|| 5|
| Proud as a peer.|| 6|
| Slipped like a shadow.|| 7|
| Thrill like some fanciful land of romance.|| 8|
| Appetite whets, like the world-famous bark of Peru.|| 9|
| Yellow as saffron.|| 10|