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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Cunning
 
  Cunning as a fox.
            —Anonymous
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  Cunning as the counterfeit of wisdom.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Cunning as the serpent of old Nile.
            —Anonymous
  3
  Cunning as two Genoese.
            —Honoré de Balzac
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  Cunning as a witch.
            —Charlotte Brontë
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  Cunning as Satan.
            —Philip Freneau
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  As cunning as Becky Sharp.
            —James Huneker
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  Cunning differs from wisdom as twilight from open day.
            —Dr. Samuel Johnson
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  Cunning, like a miner, safely and unseen.
            —Edward Moore
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  Cunning as a weasel.
            —Kanuri Proverb
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  Cunning as Captn. Drake.
            —John Ray (Handbook of Proverbs, 1670)
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