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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Ridiculous
 
  Ridiculous as a wig on the head of Apollo.
            —Anonymous
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  A lord without riches is like a soldier without arms—very ridiculous.
            —Anonymous
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  Ridiculous as a lover.
            —Demetrios Bikelas
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  As ridiculous as to venture your life for another man’s quarrel.
            —Thomas Shadwell
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  Ridiculous as to imitate the inimitable.
            —Sir Richard Steele
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