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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Timid
 
  Timid as a child deserted by its nurse.
            —Anonymous
  1
  Timid as a falling snowflake.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Timid as a mouse.
            —Anonymous
  3
  Timid voice, like a baby afraid of punishment.
            —Hermann Bahr
  4
  As timid, touching and inquiring, as she who charmed the gods from the threshold of Olympus.
            —Dr. John Doran
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  Timid as a youth can be.
            —Mahabharata
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  Timid as a doe.
            —Robert Noel
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  Timid as a sheep.
            —Ouida
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  Timid as a fawn.
            —William Makepeace Thackeray
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