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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Easily
 
  Flows as easily as California wine out of French bottles.
            —Anonymous
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  As easily as an oak looseneth its golden leaves.
            —Philip James Bailey
  2
  Easily—as you’ll go to bed.
            —Beaumont and Fletcher
  3
  Easily as a nurse leads a docile child.
            —Edward Bulwer-Lytton
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  Easily as Hocus Pocus.
            —Samuel Butler
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  Easily as eagles cleave the air.
            —Mrs. Sarah J. Hale
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  Pouring as easily as hour-glass sand.
            —John Keats
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  Easily as one might wind a watch.
            —Donald G. Mitchell
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  As easily as persuading a French aristocrat in the Revolution to get aboard the tumbril that was to land him at the guillotine.
            —Lloyd Osbourne
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  Easily removable as a pair of spectacles from the nose.
            —François Rabelais
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  Easily as the eagles soar.
            —Friedrich von Schiller
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  Gluts her vengeance with his hated blood: easily as a hawk, the bird of augury, darting from a lofty rock, comes up with a dove high in the clouds, holds her in her gripe, and with crooked talons tears out her heart, while gore and plucked feathers come tumbling from the sky.
            —Virgil
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