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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Fool
 
  Fools are as like husbands as pilchards are to herrings.
            —William Shakespeare
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  A fool, like a bottle, which would make you merry in company, will make you dull alone.
            —Sir John Vanbrough
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  Fools, like apes, are mimics from their birth.
            —William Whitehead
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