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


Fresh as an apple-tree bloom.
—William Allingham

Fresh as May-flowers.

Fresh as a buttercup.

Fresh as a cherub.

Fresh as a flower just blown.

Fresh as an egg from the farm.

Fresh as a November chrysanthemum.

Fresh as a sea breeze.

Fresh and charming as Hebe.

Fresh as if she had been born with the morning.

Fresh as a young head of lettuce.

Fresh as summer’s grass.

Fresh as the dawn.

Fresh as the dewy field.

Fresh as the firstlings o’ the year.

Fresh as Fiumicino’s foam.
—Alfred Austin

Fresh and fragrant as a rose.
—Philip James Bailey

Fresh as a sprouting spring upon the hills.
—Philip James Bailey

As fresh as any flower.
—English Ballad

Her face is as fresh as a frosty morning in Autumn.
—Honoré de Balzac

Fresh as a white rosebud.
—Honoré de Balzac

Fresh as dew.
—Honoré de Balzac

Fresh as butter just from the churn.
—J. R. Bartlett’s Dictionary of Americanisms

Fresh, as the floweret opening on the morn.
—James Beattie

Fresher than the day-star.
—R. D. Blackmore

Fresh as from Paradise.
—Robert Browning

Lips to lips
Fresh as the wilding hedge-rose-cup there slips
The dewdrop out of.
—Robert Browning

Fresh as the flow’r amid the sunny showr’s of May.
—Michael Bruce

Fresher than the morning dawn
When rising Phœbus first is seen.
—Robert Burns

Fresh as a nursing mother.
—Lord Byron

Fressh as a rose.
—Geoffrey Chaucer

As fressh as faucon comen out of mewe.
—Geoffrey Chaucer

As fressh as is the brighte someres day.
—Geoffrey Chaucer

Fressh as is the monthe of May.
—Geoffrey Chaucer

Fresh as sea-born Cythera.
—Hartley Coleridge

Fresh as the foamy surf.
—Eliza Cook

Fresh and as gay
As the fairest and sweetest, that blow
On the beautiful bosom of May.
—William Cowper

All show’d as fresh, and faire, and innocent, as virgins to their lovers’ first survey.
—Sir William Davenant

Fresh as a clover bud.
—Lord De Tabley

Fresh as a lark.
—Charles Dickens

Fresh as butter.
—Charles Dickens

Fresh as a fresh young pear-tree blossoming.
—Austin Dobson

Fresh as primrose buds.
—Edward Dowden

As fresh as flovis that in May up spredis.
—William Dunbar

As fresh as rain drops.
—George Eliot

Fresh as the trickling rainbow in July.
—Ralph Waldo Emerson

Fresh as the wells that stand in natural rock in summer woods or violet-scented grove.
—Frederick William Faber

Fresh as early day.
—Francis Fawkes

Fresh, like the larks, from a dew bath in the daisies.
—S. Gertrude Ford

Fresh as a peach.
—Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Fresh as the May-blown rose.
—Richard Glover

Fresh as a blossom bathed by April rain.
—Paul Hamilton Hayne

Fresh as the breeze blowing over the heather.
—Oliver Wendell Holmes

Fresh as the dews of our prime.
—Oliver Wendell Holmes

Fresh as April when the breezes blow.
—Richard Monckton Milnes

Fresh and fine as a spring in winter.
—Richard Hovey

Fresh as April’s heaven.
—Victor Hugo

Fresh as a young girl.
—Victor Hugo

Fresh as milk and roses.
—Jean Ingelow

As fresh as the fruit on the tree.
—Henry James

Fresh as the morning.
—Ben Jonson

Fresher than berries of a mountain-tree.
—John Keats

Fresh as Aurora’s blushing morn.
—William King

Freshening as the morning air.
—Charles M. S. McLellan

Fresh as a pippin.
—Theophilus Marzials

Fresh as the drop of dew cradled at morn.
—Gerald Massey

Fresh as the orchard apple.
—George Meredith

Fresh as light from a star just discovered.
—Thomas Moore

Fresh as Spring.
—Coventry Patmore

Fresh as paint.
—Sir Arthur T. Quiller-Couch

Fresh as the welling waters.
—Samuel Rogers

Fresh as dew.
—Christina Georgina Rossetti

Fresh as the sun.
—Christina Georgina Rossetti

Fresh as the tropic rose.
—Charles Sangster

As fresh as a May gowan.
—Sir Walter Scott

Fresh as an old oak.
—Sir Walter Scott

Fresh as a bridegroom.
—William Shakespeare

Fresh as Dian’s visage.
—William Shakespeare

Fresh as morning’s dew distill’d on flowers.
—William Shakespeare

Fresh as flower of May.
—Edmund Spenser

Fresh as flowers in medow greene doe grow.
—Edmund Spenser

Fresh as morning rose.
—Edmund Spenser

Fresh as a four-year-old.
—R. S. Surtees

Fresh as farthing from the mint.
—Jonathan Swift

Fresh as the spirit of sunrise.
—Algernon Charles Swinburne

Fresh as a sea-flower.
—Algernon Charles Swinburne

Fresh as a man’s recollections of boyhood.
—William Makepeace Thackeray

Fresh as the first beam glittering on a sail.
—Alfred Tennyson

Fresh as the foam, new-bathed in Paphian wells.
—Alfred Tennyson

Fresh and ruddy as a parson’s daughter.
—Bonnell Thornton

Fresh as a daisy.
—Leo Tolstoy

Fresh as Eden.
—Henry Vaughan

Fresh as Spring’s earliest violet.
—John Greenleaf Whittier

Fresh as the moon.
—John Greenleaf Whittier

Fresh as the lovely form of youthful May, when nymphs and graces in the dance unite.
—Christopher Martin Wieland

Fresh as banner bright, unfurl’d to music suddenly.
—William Wordsworth

Fresh as a lark mounting at break of day.
—William Wordsworth