|Frank J. Wilstach, comp. A Dictionary of Similes. 1916.|
| Blind as one that hath been found drunk a seven-night.|| 1|
|Blessed eyes, like a pair of suns,|
Shine in the sphere of smiling.
| Fearless as a drunkard.|| 3|
| Grosse as a hog.|| 4|
| Limber as eelskins.|| 5|
|Lurk, like a snake under the innocent shade|
Of a spread summer-leaf.
| Base lust,|
With all her powders, paintings, and best pride,
Is but a fair house built by a ditch side.
| Prosper as gardeners crops do in the rottenest ground.|| 8|
| Pure as sanctitys best shrine.|| 9|
| Round as a tun.|| 10|
| Salute as ceremoniously as lawyers when they meet after a long vacation.|| 11|
| True as a barbers news on Saturday night.|| 12|
| Honest wedlock, Is like a banqueting house built in a garden, On which the springs chaste flowers take delight To cast their modest odours.|| 13|
| I must seem like a hanging moon, a little waterish for a while.|| 14|
| Wriggle in and out like an eel in a sandbag.|| 15|
| Writs like wild-fowl, fly abroad,|
And then return oer cities, towns, and hills,
With clients, like dried straws, between their bills.