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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Innocent
 
  Innocent as a cloistered nun.
            —Anonymous
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  Innocent as a dove.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Innocent as a lamb.
            —Anonymous
  3
  Innocent as flowers.
            —Anonymous
  4
  Innocent as angels.
            —Honoré de Balzac
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  Innocent as a new-born babe.
            —Honoré de Balzac
  6
  Innocent as 2 merino lambs.
            —Josh Billings
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  Innocent as an infant.
            —R. D. Blackmore
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  Innocent as a babe.
            —Robert Browning
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  As innocent as a new-laid egg.
            —Sir William Schwenk Gilbert
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  Innocent as a child.
            —Oliver Goldsmith
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  Innocent as the wayside fly.
            —Cyril Harcourt
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  Innocent as sleep.
            —Aaron Hill
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  Innocent as an almanac.
            —James Huneker
  14
                Innocent
As youth before its charm is spent.
            —George Edgar Montgomery
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  As innocent as a devil of two years old.
            —English Proverb
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  Innocent as grace itself.
            —William Shakespeare
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  Innocent as milk.
            —Edmund Spenser
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  Innocent as the age of gold.
            —Robert Louis Stevenson
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  Innocent as a child unborn.
            —Samuel Wesley
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