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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Bold
 
  Bold as a blind man.
            —Anonymous
  1
  Bold as Beauchamp.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Bold as Joan of Arc.
            —Anonymous
  3
  Boldly … like giants conquering in a noble cause.
            —Anonymous
  4
  Bold as a petty provincial attorney.
            —Honoré de Balzac
  5
  Bold as a bucket.
            —Joel Barlow
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            As boldly as a brigadier
Tricked out with marks and signs all o’er
Of rank, brigade, division, corps,
To show by every means he can
An officer is not a man.
            —Ambrose Bierce
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  Boold as is Bayard the Blynde.
            —Geoffrey Chaucer
  8
  As bold as the blast.
            —Barry Cornwall
  9
  Boldly, like eagles on the wing.
            —Victor Hugo
  10
  Bold as brass.
            —Vincent Stuckey Lean (Collectanea)
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  He was bold as a hawk.
            —Samuel Lover
  12
  Bold as an embodied storm.
            —T. Buchanan Read
  13
  Bold as the glare of the gold.
            —Richard H. Stoddard
  14
  As boldly as a sunflower faces the orb of day.
            —New York Sun
  15
  Bold as a lion.
            —Old Testament
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  Bolde as a Knight.
            —The Nut-Brown Maid
  17
  Bold as day.
            —William Wordsworth
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