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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
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  Supple as a young panther.
            —Anonymous
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  Supple as the neck of a swan.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Supple as tobacco pouches.
            —Honoré de Balzac
  3
  Supple … as a young cat.
            —Wilkie Collins
  4
  Supple as water.
            —Victor Hugo
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  Supple as a snake.
            —Guy de Maupassant
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  Supple as if they were on springs.
            —Guy de Maupassant
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  Supple as the Scythian’s bow.
            —George Meredith
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  Supple as a peau de Suède glove.
            —Octave Mirbeau
  9
  Supple as Damascus steel.
            —Ouida
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