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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Bad
 
  Bad as the itch.
            —Anonymous
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  Bad as a blight.
            —Thomas Hood
  2
  As bad, as what is worst.
            —John Lyly
  3
  Bad as toothdrawing.
            —Sir Thomas More (Pseudo Shakespearean)
  4
  Bad as marrying the devil’s daughter and living with the old folks.
            —Poor Robin’s Almanack
  5
  Bad as the fighting bull of Stamford.
            —English Proverb
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  Bad as two kings of Brentford.
            —English Proverb
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