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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
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  Simple as A. B. C. Anonymous  1
  Simple as a Greek temple.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Simple as a nun’s prayer.
            —Anonymous
  3
  Simple as a schoolboy’s logic.
            —Anonymous
  4
  Simple as a squash.
            —Anonymous
  5
  Simple as rolling off a log.
            —Anonymous
  6
  Simple as the choice of Hercules between virtue and vice.
            —Anonymous
  7
  Simple as a child.
            —Honoré de Balzac
  8
  Simple as the flowers in the field.
            —R. D. Blackmore
  9
  Simple as milking.
            —R. D. Blackmore
  10
  Simple as playful lamb.
            —Robert Bloomfield
  11
  Symple as byrde in bouer.
            —Geoffrey Chaucer
  12
  Symple as dowve of tree.
            —Geoffrey Chaucer
  13
  As simple as a saint might bathe in lakes of prayer.
            —Richard Hovey
  14
  Simple as miracles always are after they are wrought.
            —F. W. H. Myers
  15
  Simpler than the infancy of truth.
            —William Shakespeare
  16
  Simple as breath.
            —Arthur Symons
  17
  Simple as a snow-drop.
            —Elizabeth S. P. Ward
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