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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Jerk
 
  Jerky as a ride on a buckboard.
            —Anonymous
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  Jerking … like the lid of a boiling pot.
            —Bliss Carman
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  Jerked his head like a bird.
            —Charles Dickens
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  Jerky as a cinematograph.
            —Jerome K. Jerome
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  Jerky like a clockwork snake.
            —H. G. Wells
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