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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Insipid
 
  Insipid company as a looking-glass.
            —Earl of Beaconsfield
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  Insipid as an old acquaintance.
            —Colley Cibber
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  Insipid things—like sandwiches of veal.
            —Thomas Hood
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  Insipid as a garden much watered.
            —Horace
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Insipid, and dull as a drone,
  Though near to each other
  As sister and brother,
They both take their airing alone.
            —Robert Lloyd
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