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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Stubborn
 
  Stubborn as a mule.
            —Anonymous
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  As stubborn as the will of kings.
            —Ambrose Bierce
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  As stubborn as Muirkirk iron.
            —James Hogg
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  Stubborn as a stone.
            —Victor Hugo
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  Stubborn people are like reproaches, and we have a right to laugh at them.
            —Victor Hugo
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  Stubborn as the Rocky Mountains.
            —Richard Le Gallienne
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  Stubborn as an elephant’s leg, no bending in her.
            —William Rowley
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  More stubborn-hard than hammer’d iron.
            —William Shakespeare
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