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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
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  About as like as an apple to an oyster.
            —Anonymous
  1
  As like as the two halves of an apple.
            —Anonymous
  2
  As like as two pins.
            —Anonymous
  3
  As like each other as a sword and scythe.
            —Philip James Bailey
  4
  As like him as flakes ov snow.
            —Josh Billings
  5
  As like as hand to another hand.
            —Robert Browning
  6
  Like as twins.
            —Robert Browning
  7
  Is na mare like … than the nyght oule resemblis the papingay.
            —Gawain Douglas
  8
  Like as chalk and coles.
            —James Hurdis
  9
  As lyke as one pease is to another.
            —John Lyly
  10
  As like him as an eagle to an eagle.
            —Ouida
  11
Like a leaf on a withering limb,
The fluttering life still clung to him.
            —T. Buchanan Read
  12
  No more like than chalk and cheese.
            —Samuel Rowland
  13
            No more like my father
Than I to Hercules.
            —William Shakespeare
  14
  Alike as my fingers is to my fingers.
            —William Shakespeare
  15
  As like, as rain to water, or devil to his dam.
            —William Shakespeare
  16
  Like as eggs.
            —William Shakespeare
  17
  As like this as a crab is like an apple.
            —William Shakespeare
  18
            As like you,
As cherry is to cherry.
            —William Shakespeare
  19
  Day like to day, face like to face, as waves in some calm sea.
            —William Watson
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