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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Foul
 
  Foul as Zebedee’s hen that laid three rotten eggs to a good one.
            —J. R. Bartlett’s Dictionary of Americanisms
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  Foul, like a birding place.
            —Thomas Dekker
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  Foul as a sty.
            —Edgar Lee Masters
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  Foul as slander.
            —William Shakespeare
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  Foul as Vulcan’s stithy.
            —William Shakespeare
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  Foul as bloated pestilence.
            —Richard Sheil
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  Foul as plague-polluted gloom.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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