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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Slippery
 
  Slippery and smooth as a serpent.
            —Arne Garbog
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  Slippery as an eel’s tail.
            —John Heywood
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  As slippery as the Gordian knot was hard.
            —William Shakespeare
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  Slippery as ice.
            —Theodore Watts-Dunton
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