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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Fatal
 
  Fatal as Herod’s worms.
            —Anonymous
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  Fatal as the eye of the basilisk.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Fatal as the tongue of the serpent.
            —Anonymous
  3
  Fatal as the shade of Death’s dark valley.
            —Philip James Bailey
  4
  Fatal as the scythe of death.
            —William Cowper
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  Anger and power are as fatal as lightning.
            —George Eliot
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Fatal as the Egyptian night,
When the eldest-born were slain.
            —James Montgomery
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