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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Lie (Verb)
 
  Lie as fast as dog can lick a plate.
            —Anonymous
  1
  Lies like an auctioneer.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Lies like a tooth-drawer.
            —Anonymous
  3
  Lies like print.
            —Anonymous
  4
  Lie like a charlatan.
            —Honoré de Balzac
  5
  Lie like a political program.
            —Honoré de Balzac
  6
  Lie like a gas meter.
            —Harold Brighouse
  7
  Swere and lye as a womman kan.
            —Geoffrey Chaucer
  8
  He lies like a hedgehog rolled up the wrong way, tormenting himself with prickles.
            —Thomas Hood
  9
  Lies like a feller with a family horse t’ sell.
            —Abe Martin
  10
  Lies like a smile of sunshine among lilies.
            —Gerald Massey
  11
  Lie like a book of anecdotes.
            —Hannah More
  12
  Lies like truth.
            —William Shakespeare
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