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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Sacred
 
  Sacred as cats to a priest in Thebes.
            —Anonymous
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  Sacred as Hindoo gods.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Sacred as a shrine.
            —Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  3
  Sacred as the crocodiles were to the ancient Egyptians.
            —Edward Bulwer-Lytton
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  Sacred as churchyard turf.
            —Eliza Cook
  5
  Sacred as an unvoiced prayer.
            —George Meredith
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  Sacred as a monarch’s hall.
            —John Greenleaf Whittier
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