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Frank J. Wilstach, comp. A Dictionary of Similes. 1916.


Easy as for a blackbird to whistle.

Easy as a conjurer swallowing a poker.

Easy as breathing.

Easy as counting the blossoms on a century plant.

As easy as finding reasons why other people should be patient.

Easy as for a dog to lick a dish.

Easy as getting money in a letter.

Easy as peeling a hard boiled egg.

Easy as pie.

Easy as robbing a child’s bank.

Easy as to say “Jack Robinson.” Anonymous

Easy as winking.

Easy as an old shoe.
—Robert Browning

Shall be as easy as going down the river in a boat.

As easy as for you to take a drink.
—John Davidson

Easy, as blinding a chicken on the roost with a torch.
—Will N. Harben

Easy as forgetting oaths.
—Oliver Wendell Holmes

Easy as swan could bear the snowy fleece.
—Homer (Pope)

As aisy as winter shakes leaves from the trees.
—Samuel Lover

As easy as a man dyin’ wi’ due warnin’.
—Rudyard Kipling

Easy as for the grass to be green.
—James Russell Lowell

Easy as kissing.
—James Russell Lowell

Easy as loving.
—James Russell Lowell

About as easy as to gather a bag of feathers thrown to the four winds.
—Sydney Munden

With as much ease as the sun outshines and dims the stars with his meridian rays.
—François Rabelais

Easy as shelling peas.
—Charles Reade

Easy as a down-bed.
—William Shakespeare

Easy as lying.
—William Shakespeare

Easy as to set dogs on sheep.
—William Shakespeare

Easy as thanks.
—William Shakespeare

For it is easier for a camel to go through a needle’s eye, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.
—New Testament

With as much ease as whirlwinds move feathers.
—Izaak Walton

Easy as fitting a new harness to an old horse.
—Thomas Watson