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

John Lydgate

Destitute … like a beast naked without refute, upon a plain to abide all summer showers.

Kinde as Alceste.

As Hester meke.

Grisilde-like in patience.

Right as a fiddle.

Soft as velvet.