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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Plump
 
  Plump as an orange.
            —Anonymous
  1
  Plump as plenty.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Plump as a peach.
            —Charles Dickens
  3
  Plump as ripe clusters.
            —Richard Duke
  4
  Plump as a pudding.
            —Nathaniel Hawthorne
  5
  Plump as a cherry.
            —Robert Herrick
  6
  Plump as a partridge.
            —Samuel Lover
  7
  Plump as a melon under a glass.
            —George Meredith
  8
  Plump as mastiffs.
            —Plautus
  9
  As plump as a miller’s sparrow.
            —Scottish Proverb
  10
  Plump, like tiny skins of wine.
            —James Whitcomb Riley
  11
  As plump as plump can be.
            —Christina Georgina Rossetti
  12
  Plump as stall’d theology.
            —Edward Young
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