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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Green
 
  Green as May.
            —James Lane Allen
  1
  Green as a gooseberry.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Green as a gourd.
            —Anonymous
  3
  Green as a lizard.
            —Anonymous
  4
  Green as bottled glass.
            —Anonymous
  5
  Green as emeralds.
            —Anonymous
  6
  Green as grass.
            —Anonymous
  7
  Green as the deep waters.
            —Anonymous
  8
  Green as the sea.
            —Anonymous
  9
  Green as a leaf.
            —Thomas Ashe
  10
  As green as any privet-hedge a bird might choose to build in.
            —Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  11
  Green as blissful Eden.
            —R. C. Dutt
  12
  Green as the mantled pool.
            —Thomas Hood
  13
  Green as hope before it grieves.
            —Letitia Elizabeth Landon
  14
  Green as a meadow by Chaucer.
            —Richard Le Gallienne
  15
  As green as the leaves of the fir tree.
            —Mabinogion
  16
  Green as jealousy.
            —George Meredith
  17
  Green as an arum leaf.
            —Ouida
  18
  Green as the grave of a loved one.
            —Christina Georgina Rossetti
  19
  Green as leeks.
            —William Shakespeare
  20
  Green as the forest’s night.
            —Percy Bysshe Shelley
  21
  Green as summer.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  22
  Green as the salt-sea billows.
            —William Wordsworth
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