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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Poor
 
  Poor as a cab-driver in Venice.
            —Anonymous
  1
  Poor as a rat.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Poor as skunk’s misery.
            —Anonymous
  3
  As poor as winter.
            —Anonymous
  4
  Poor as wood.
            —Josh Billings
  5
  Poor as an owlet.
            —John Bunyan
  6
  As poor as some church mouse.
            —Lord De Tabley
  7
  Poorer than a retired Spanish ensign.
            —Fortserré
  8
  Poor as Job’s turkey.
            —John Marston
  9
  Poor as a sheep new shorn.
            —George Peele
  10
  Poor as virtue and as friendless.
            —George Peele
  11
  Poor as a pauper’s pottage.
            —John G. Saxe
  12
  Poor as truth.
            —Francis Seager
  13
  Poor as Job.
            —William Shakespeare
  14
  Poor as winter.
            —William Shakespeare
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