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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Stale
 
  Stale as the hot rolls dug out of Pompeii.
            —Anonymous
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  Stale as old beer.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Stale as a black velvet cloak.
            —Beaumont and Fletcher
  3
Unspeakably stale
Like vats in desuetude shrunk.
            —John Davidson
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  Stale as custom.
            —Sir Thomas More (Pseudo-Shakespearean)
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  Stale as sea-beef.
            —Thomas Nash
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