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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
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  Hot as a black pudding.
            —Anonymous
  1
  Hot as a coal.
            —Anonymous
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  Hot as a pone cake.
            —Anonymous
  3
  As hot as hot might be.
            —Anonymous
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  Hot as Jove.
            —Anonymous
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  Hot as love’s flaming climate.
            —Anonymous
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  Hot as pepper.
            —Anonymous
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  Hot as ten thousand suns in one.
            —Anonymous
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  Hot as the hinges of hell.
            —Anonymous
  9
  Hot as Tophet.
            —Anonymous
  10
  Hot as a volcano.
            —Anonymous
  11
  Hot as the devil’s kitchen.
            —J. R. Bartlett’s Dictionary of Americanisms
  12
  Hot as the fire of the Lord out of heaven could make it.
            —John Bunyan
  13
  Hot as a basted turkey.
            —Will Carleton
  14
  Hot as hell-fire.
            —John Dryden
  15
  Agonies as hot as flames of sulphur.
            —John Ford
  16
  Hot as hate.
            —Hamlin Garland
  17
  Love is as hot as pepper’d brandy.
            —William King
  18
  Hot as a toast.
            —John Lyly
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  Hot as hay harvest.
            —Brian Melbancke
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  Hot as flame.
            —Ouida
  21
  Hot as coals of glowing fire.
            —William Shakespeare
  22
  Hot as gunpowder.
            —William Shakespeare
  23
  Hot as molten lead.
            —William Shakespeare
  24
  Hot as monkeys.
            —William Shakespeare
  25
  Hot as Perseus.
            —William Shakespeare
  26
  Hot as hell.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  27
  Hot like Mars.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  28
  Hot and close as fire.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  29
  Hot as an oven.
            —Old Testament
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  Hot as a swinked gypsy.
            —Francis Thompson
  31
  Hot as Indian curry.
            —Israel Zangwill
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