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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Transparent
 
  Transparent as a veil.
            —Hans Christian Andersen
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  Transparent as a young sardine.
            —Anonymous
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  Transparent as crystal.
            —Anonymous
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  Transparent as gossamer.
            —Anonymous
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  Transparent as light.
            —Anonymous
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  Transparent … as a ruby smitten by the sun.
            —Dante
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  Transparent as a rock of solid crystal.
            —John Dryden
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  Transparent as a rock-pool.
            —George Eliot
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  Transparent as mica.
            —O. Henry
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  Transparent as pure water.
            —Sigmund Krasinski
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  Transparent as glass.
            —Guy de Maupassant
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  Transparent as air.
            —Bernardin de Saint-Pierre
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  Transparent as barricadoes.
            —William Shakespeare
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  Transparent as the soul of innocent youth.
            —William Wordsworth
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