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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Quickly
 
  Quickly as a cabbage bed produces snails.
            —Anonymous
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  Quickly as a scalded cat goes through a back window.
            —Anonymous
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  As quickly as iron in the fire passes through the various stages between warmth and white heat.
            —J. M. Barrie
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  Quickly as iron to the magnet.
            —Helen Hunt Jackson
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  Quickly as a dream that dawn devours.
            —Eugene Lee-Hamilton
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