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 Sound as a Bell.Soundings. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Sound as a Roach.
 
Quite sound. A pun upon roach or roche the fish, and the French roche, a rock.   1
 


 Sound as a Bell.Soundings. 

 
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