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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Tame
 
  Tame as a kitchen cat on a houseboat.
            —Anonymous
  1
  Tame as tepid milk.
            —Arlo Bates
  2
  Tame and humble, like a child that’s whipp’d.
            —Robert Blair
  3
        She lies in my hand as tame
As a pear late basking over a wall.
            —Robert Browning
  4
  Tame, as an lilye whyt.
            —Geoffrey Chaucer
  5
  Tame as a sheep.
            —Thomas Frost
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  Tame as a cat.
            —William King
  7
  Tamer than sleep.
            —William Shakespeare
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