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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Familiar
 
  Familiar as a popular song.
            —Anonymous
  1
  Familiar as the sights on our streets.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Familiar as my sleep, or want of money.
            —Beaumont and Fletcher
  3
          Familiar as the simple lore
That two policemen and two thieves make four.
            —Ambrose Bierce
  4
  Familiar as a cradle-song.
            —Robert J. Burdette
  5
  Familiar as a voice of home.
            —John Crawford
  6
  Familiar as an oath.
            —Lord De Tabley
  7
  Familiar, like the amulet worn on the heart.
            —George Eliot
  8
  As familiar as a fiddler.
            —John Fletcher
  9
  Familiar to me as my own face in the glass; as the speech of my own tongue.
            —Victor Hugo
  10
  Familiar as eating.
            —Philip Massinger
  11
  Familiar as his garter.
            —William Shakespeare
  12
  Familiar in his mouth as household words.
            —William Shakespeare
  13
  Familiar as the sun and moon.
            —Henry D. Thoreau
  14
Familiar as our childhood’s stream
Or pleasant memory of a dream.
            —John Greenleaf Whittier
  15
  Familiar as a book.
            —N. P. Willis
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