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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Fruitless
 
  Fruitless as the celebrated bee who wanted to swarm alone.
            —Gilbert K. Chesterton
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  Fruitless as it would be to explain the most difficult problems of Sir Isaac Newton to one ignorant of vulgar arithmetic.
            —Henry Fielding
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  Fruitless as the lamentations of a prophet crying in the wilderness.
            —Frank Horridge
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