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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Powerless
 
  Powerless as an infant.
            —Anonymous
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  Powerless as grubs.
            —Anonymous
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  Powerless as stubble exposed to the draught of a furnace.
            —Charlotte Brontë
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  Powerless … as a stone.
            —Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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            Powerless as the wind
That passeth idly by.
            —Percy Bysshe Shelley
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