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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Chaste as marble.
  Chaste as Minerva.
  Chaste as the moon.
  Chaste as ice.
            —Beaumont and Fletcher
  Chaste as angels are.
            —Aphra Behn
  Chaste as the thought of the maid on whose sight first shines the glow of love’s planet.
            —Louis James Block
  Chaste as Medicean Venus.
            —Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  As chaste as the silver-white beams of the moon.
            —John Gilbert Cooper
  Chaste as innocent white souls.
            —John Day
  Chaste as Cynthia’s breast.
            —Thomas Dekker
  Chaste as a lily.
            —Julia C. R. Dorr
  Chaste as nudity.
            —George Du Maurier
  Chaste as though bathed in breaking day.
            —Edgar Fawcett
  Chaste as fate.
            —John Ford
  Chaste as a veiled nun.
            —Joseph Hall
  Chaste … as an unfleshed sword.
            —Victor Hugo
  Chaste … as the veil of a nun.
            —Henry James
  Chaste as a chyld.
            —William Langland
  Chaste as th’ Arabian bird, who all the ayr denyes.
            —Richard Lovelace
  Chaste as the air.
            —Richard Lovelace
  Chaste as the pious rapture of the nun.
            —George Mac-Henry
  As chaste as was Penelope.
            —Christopher Marlowe
  Chaste as snow.
            —Thomas Moore
  Chaste as the virgin, and the cold pure saint.
            —Lewis Morris
  Chaste as light.
            —John Pomfret
  Chaste as cold Cynthia’s virgin light.
            —Alexander Pope
  Chaste as Diana.
            —William Shakespeare
  Chaste as ice.
            —William Shakespeare
  Chaste as is the bud ere it be blown.
            —William Shakespeare
  Chaste as the icicle.
            —William Shakespeare
  Chaste as unsunned snow.
            —William Shakespeare
  Like faire Venus Chaste.
            —Sir Philip Sidney
  Chaste as purest vestals.
            —Lewis Theobald
  Like an unlighted taper, was cold and chaste.
            —Cyril Tourneur
  Chaste … as April’s mildest tear.
            —Henry Vaughan
  Chaste as morning dew.
            —Edward Young
  Chaste as the morning.
            —Edward Young

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