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


Fruitful as Ceres.

As fruitful as Egypt.
—Robert Burton

Fruitful as seeded earth.
—George Eliot

Fruitful as the full-grown year.
—Aaron Hill

Fruitful as the free elements.
—William Shakespeare

Fruitful as the land that feeds us.
—William Shakespeare

Fruitful as a sheltering palm.
—Algernon Charles Swinburne