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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Evil (Adjective)
 
  Evil report, like the Italian stiletto, is an assassin’s weapon, worthy only of the bravo.
            —Madame de Maintenon
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  Evil as treason.
            —Sir Thomas More
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  As the fishes that are taken in an evil net, and as the birds that are caught in the snare; so are the sons of men snared in an evil time, when it falleth suddenly upon them.
            —Old Testament
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