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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Easy as for a blackbird to whistle.
  Easy as a conjurer swallowing a poker.
  Easy as breathing.
  Easy as counting the blossoms on a century plant.
  As easy as finding reasons why other people should be patient.
  Easy as for a dog to lick a dish.
  Easy as getting money in a letter.
  Easy as peeling a hard boiled egg.
  Easy as pie.
  Easy as robbing a child’s bank.
  Easy as to say “Jack Robinson.” Anonymous  11
  Easy as winking.
  Easy as an old shoe.
            —Robert Browning
  Shall be as easy as going down the river in a boat.
  As easy as for you to take a drink.
            —John Davidson
  Easy, as blinding a chicken on the roost with a torch.
            —Will N. Harben
  Easy as forgetting oaths.
            —Oliver Wendell Holmes
  Easy as swan could bear the snowy fleece.
            —Homer (Pope)
  As aisy as winter shakes leaves from the trees.
            —Samuel Lover
  As easy as a man dyin’ wi’ due warnin’.
            —Rudyard Kipling
  Easy as for the grass to be green.
            —James Russell Lowell
  Easy as kissing.
            —James Russell Lowell
  Easy as loving.
            —James Russell Lowell
  About as easy as to gather a bag of feathers thrown to the four winds.
            —Sydney Munden
  With as much ease as the sun outshines and dims the stars with his meridian rays.
            —François Rabelais
  Easy as shelling peas.
            —Charles Reade
  Easy as a down-bed.
            —William Shakespeare
  Easy as lying.
            —William Shakespeare
  Easy as to set dogs on sheep.
            —William Shakespeare
  Easy as thanks.
            —William Shakespeare
  For it is easier for a camel to go through a needle’s eye, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.
            —New Testament
  With as much ease as whirlwinds move feathers.
            —Izaak Walton
  Easy as fitting a new harness to an old horse.
            —Thomas Watson
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