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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Dumb
 
  Dumb as Philomel.
            —Anacreon
  1
  Dumb as an oyster.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Dombe as any stoon.
            —Geoffrey Chaucer
  3
  Doumb as a tree.
            —Geoffrey Chaucer
  4
  Dumb as a senator.
            —William Cowper
  5
  Dumb as death.
            —Sydney Dobell
  6
  Dumb as a fish.
            —Ben Jonson
  7
  Dumb as the grave.
            —John Keats
  8
  Dumb as pillar-posts.
            —George Meredith
  9
  Dumb as a mouse.
            —English Proverb
  10
  As dumb as a dead cuddy.
            —Scottish Proverb
  11
  Dumb as a dream.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  12
  Dumb and mighty, as a tree grows on a fruitful soil.
            —Ivan Turgenev
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