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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Old
 
  Old as a serpent.
            —Anonymous
  1
  Old as Charing-Cross.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Old as circus jokes.
            —Anonymous
  3
  Old as creation.
            —Anonymous
  4
  Old as Eve.
            —Anonymous
  5
  Old as grey eternity.
            —Anonymous
  6
  Old as Hercules.
            —Anonymous
  7
  Old as Jericho.
            —Anonymous
  8
  Old as man.
            —Anonymous
  9
  Old as Methuselah.
            —Anonymous
  10
  Old as Nestor.
            —Anonymous
  11
  Old as poverty.
            —Anonymous
  12
  Old as Solomon.
            —Anonymous
  13
  Old as the age of stone.
            —Anonymous
  14
  Old as the hills.
            —Anonymous
  15
  Old as the Prophet Ezekiel.
            —Anonymous
  16
  Old as the rebuilding of Samaria.
            —Anonymous
  17
  Old as Trilobites.
            —Anonymous
  18
  Old as Zoroaster.
            —Anonymous
  19
  Old as Paradise.
            —Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  20
  Old as my little finger.
            —John Day
  21
  As old as Fate.
            —Lord De Tabley
  22
  Old as Time.
            —Austin Dobson
  23
  Ever old and ever new as love.
            —George Du Maurier
  24
  Old as thought.
            —Elbert Hubbard
  25
  Old as Priam.
            —Henry W. Longfellow
  26
  As old as human nature.
            —William Hurrell Mallock
  27
  As old as heartache.
            —Meredith Nicholson
  28
  As old as the itch.
            —Spanish Proverb
  29
  Old as Sibylla.
            —William Shakespeare
  30
  Old as the shepherds.
            —George Bernard Shaw
  31
  Old as the earth is old.
            —Arthur Symons
  32
  Wax old like a garment.
            —New Testament
  33
  Old as hope.
            —Francis Thompson
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