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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Furious
 
        Furious as a favored child
Balked of its wish.
            —Lord Byron
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  As breme [furiously] as blase of straw yset on fyre.
            —Geoffrey Chaucer
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  Furious … like a wounded bull in an arena.
            —Alexandre Dumas, père
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  Furious as the wind.
            —Thomas Otway
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  Furious … as a bitch is when she has lost her puppies.
            —Sir John Vanbrugh
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