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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Sour
 
  Sour as Melancholy.
            —Robert Burton
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  Sour as verjuice.
            —Thomas Dekker
  2
As sour as though he had swallowed
A sloe-bush.
            —Maria Lowell
  3
  Sour as a rotten orange.
            —Justin Huntley McCarthy
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  Sour as lees in wine.
            —Brian Melbancke
  5
  Sour as sorrel.
            —Thomas Sackville
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