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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Fresh as an apple-tree bloom.
            —William Allingham
  Fresh as May-flowers.
  Fresh as a buttercup.
  Fresh as a cherub.
  Fresh as a flower just blown.
  Fresh as an egg from the farm.
  Fresh as a November chrysanthemum.
  Fresh as a sea breeze.
  Fresh and charming as Hebe.
  Fresh as if she had been born with the morning.
  Fresh as a young head of lettuce.
  Fresh as summer’s grass.
  Fresh as the dawn.
  Fresh as the dewy field.
  Fresh as the firstlings o’ the year.
  Fresh as Fiumicino’s foam.
            —Alfred Austin
  Fresh and fragrant as a rose.
            —Philip James Bailey
  Fresh as a sprouting spring upon the hills.
            —Philip James Bailey
  As fresh as any flower.
            —English Ballad
  Her face is as fresh as a frosty morning in Autumn.
            —Honoré de Balzac
  Fresh as a white rosebud.
            —Honoré de Balzac
  Fresh as dew.
            —Honoré de Balzac
  Fresh as butter just from the churn.
            —J. R. Bartlett’s Dictionary of Americanisms
  Fresh, as the floweret opening on the morn.
            —James Beattie
  Fresher than the day-star.
            —R. D. Blackmore
  Fresh as from Paradise.
            —Robert Browning
              Lips to lips
Fresh as the wilding hedge-rose-cup there slips
The dewdrop out of.
            —Robert Browning
  Fresh as the flow’r amid the sunny showr’s of May.
            —Michael Bruce
Fresher than the morning dawn
When rising Phœbus first is seen.
            —Robert Burns
  Fresh as a nursing mother.
            —Lord Byron
  Fressh as a rose.
            —Geoffrey Chaucer
  As fressh as faucon comen out of mewe.
            —Geoffrey Chaucer
  As fressh as is the brighte someres day.
            —Geoffrey Chaucer
  Fressh as is the monthe of May.
            —Geoffrey Chaucer
  Fresh as sea-born Cythera.
            —Hartley Coleridge
  Fresh as the foamy surf.
            —Eliza Cook
            Fresh and as gay
As the fairest and sweetest, that blow
On the beautiful bosom of May.
            —William Cowper
  All show’d as fresh, and faire, and innocent, as virgins to their lovers’ first survey.
            —Sir William Davenant
  Fresh as a clover bud.
            —Lord De Tabley
  Fresh as a lark.
            —Charles Dickens
  Fresh as butter.
            —Charles Dickens
  Fresh as a fresh young pear-tree blossoming.
            —Austin Dobson
  Fresh as primrose buds.
            —Edward Dowden
  As fresh as flovis that in May up spredis.
            —William Dunbar
  As fresh as rain drops.
            —George Eliot
  Fresh as the trickling rainbow in July.
            —Ralph Waldo Emerson
  Fresh as the wells that stand in natural rock in summer woods or violet-scented grove.
            —Frederick William Faber
  Fresh as early day.
            —Francis Fawkes
  Fresh, like the larks, from a dew bath in the daisies.
            —S. Gertrude Ford
  Fresh as a peach.
            —Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  Fresh as the May-blown rose.
            —Richard Glover
  Fresh as a blossom bathed by April rain.
            —Paul Hamilton Hayne
  Fresh as the breeze blowing over the heather.
            —Oliver Wendell Holmes
  Fresh as the dews of our prime.
            —Oliver Wendell Holmes
  Fresh as April when the breezes blow.
            —Richard Monckton Milnes
  Fresh and fine as a spring in winter.
            —Richard Hovey
  Fresh as April’s heaven.
            —Victor Hugo
  Fresh as a young girl.
            —Victor Hugo
  Fresh as milk and roses.
            —Jean Ingelow
  As fresh as the fruit on the tree.
            —Henry James
  Fresh as the morning.
            —Ben Jonson
  Fresher than berries of a mountain-tree.
            —John Keats
  Fresh as Aurora’s blushing morn.
            —William King
  Freshening as the morning air.
            —Charles M. S. McLellan
  Fresh as a pippin.
            —Theophilus Marzials
  Fresh as the drop of dew cradled at morn.
            —Gerald Massey
  Fresh as the orchard apple.
            —George Meredith
  Fresh as light from a star just discovered.
            —Thomas Moore
  Fresh as Spring.
            —Coventry Patmore
  Fresh as paint.
            —Sir Arthur T. Quiller-Couch
  Fresh as the welling waters.
            —Samuel Rogers
  Fresh as dew.
            —Christina Georgina Rossetti
  Fresh as the sun.
            —Christina Georgina Rossetti
  Fresh as the tropic rose.
            —Charles Sangster
  As fresh as a May gowan.
            —Sir Walter Scott
  Fresh as an old oak.
            —Sir Walter Scott
  Fresh as a bridegroom.
            —William Shakespeare
  Fresh as Dian’s visage.
            —William Shakespeare
  Fresh as morning’s dew distill’d on flowers.
            —William Shakespeare
  Fresh as flower of May.
            —Edmund Spenser
  Fresh as flowers in medow greene doe grow.
            —Edmund Spenser
  Fresh as morning rose.
            —Edmund Spenser
  Fresh as a four-year-old.
            —R. S. Surtees
  Fresh as farthing from the mint.
            —Jonathan Swift
  Fresh as the spirit of sunrise.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  Fresh as a sea-flower.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  Fresh as a man’s recollections of boyhood.
            —William Makepeace Thackeray
  Fresh as the first beam glittering on a sail.
            —Alfred Tennyson
  Fresh as the foam, new-bathed in Paphian wells.
            —Alfred Tennyson
  Fresh and ruddy as a parson’s daughter.
            —Bonnell Thornton
  Fresh as a daisy.
            —Leo Tolstoy
  Fresh as Eden.
            —Henry Vaughan
  Fresh as Spring’s earliest violet.
            —John Greenleaf Whittier
  Fresh as the moon.
            —John Greenleaf Whittier
  Fresh as the lovely form of youthful May, when nymphs and graces in the dance unite.
            —Christopher Martin Wieland
  Fresh as banner bright, unfurl’d to music suddenly.
            —William Wordsworth
  Fresh as a lark mounting at break of day.
            —William Wordsworth

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