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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Fight
 
  Fight as fiercely in defence of his mistress as Blandimar and Paridel, of romantic fame, are said to have fought for the lovely Florimel.
            —Anonymous
  1
  Fight like a bulldog.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Fight like Kilkenny cats.
            —Anonymous
  3
  Fight like sin.
            —Anonymous
  4
  Fight like thunder.
            —Anonymous
  5
  Fight like a dragon.
            —Robert Burton
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  Fight like mad or drunk.
            —Samuel Butler
  7
  Fight like a cock.
            —William Congreve
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  Fight like hell-roosters.
            —Stephen Crane
  9
  Put up a fight like a welter-weight cinnamon bear.
            —O. Henry
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  Fight like a bull in a tether.
            —Charles Kingsley
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