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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Ruddy
 
  Ruddy as a parson’s daughter.
            —Anonymous
  1
  Ruddy like a winter apple.
            —Joseph Conrad
  2
  Ruddy and fresh as the waking morn.
            —Eugene Field
  3
  Ruddy as if baked by heat of sun or glowing forge.
            —Thomas Hood
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  Ruddy as bimba fruit.
            —Kalidasa
  5
  Ruddy as gold his cheek.
            —Matthew Prior
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  Ruddy read as any chery.
            —Squire of Low Degree
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  His lips waxed ruddy as light.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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  More ruddy in body than rubies.
            —Old Testament
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