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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Obstinate
 
  Obstinate as a discharged school-director.
            —Anonymous
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  Obstinate as a mule.
            —Anonymous
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  Obstinate as death.
            —John Dryden
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  Obstinate as a pig, will neither lead nor drive.
            —Thomas Fuller
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  Obstinate … like the corpse in the fable, threatening the driver of the hearse with vengeance dire at every gate of fatal charnel-house.
            —Sigmund Krasinski
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  Obstinate as sin.
            —August Strindberg
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