Frank J. Wilstach, comp. A Dictionary of Similes. 1916.
True as that an apple is a fruit.
—Franklin P. Adams
As true as God’s own word is here.
True as the faithful watchdog of the fold.
True as the helm, the bark’s protecting guide.
True as a die.
True as God is in heaven.
True as gold.
True as holy writ.
As true as that nothing is but what is not.
True as that a man who has shaved has lost his beard.
True as that is is.
About as true as that the cat crew, and the cock rocked the cradle.
True as that the king has an egg in his pouch.
True as that the world is turned upside down every twenty-four hours.
True of his promise as a poor man of his eye.
True as the gospel.
—Beaumont and Fletcher
True as written gospel.
—Robert B. Brough
And pauseless as the pulses.
—Elizabeth Barrett Browning
True as that heaven and earth exist.
True as the dial to the sun.
As true as a shepherd to his flock.
True as truth.
Trewe as any bonde.
Lovers be as trewe,
As eny metal that is forged newe.
True as turtill dove.
As trewe as ever was any steel.
True as a needle to the pole.
A clock so true, as might the sun control.
True as an arrow to its aim.
—Sir Francis H. Doyle
As true as Tristram and Isolde were.
True as the College clock’s unvarying hand.
True as thy coat to thy back.
True as the sun.
—Sir William Schwenk Gilbert
True as swallow to the roadless blue.
—Emily H. Hickey
As true as God.
—Josiah Gilbert Holland
True as the dial’s shadow to the beam.
—Oliver Wendell Holmes
True as the watchman to his beat.
True as time.
True as a gun.
True as innocence.
True as the magnet is to iron.
—Walter Savage Landor
True as the Apocalypse.
True as death.
True to one as a beggar to his dish.
True as a barber’s news on Saturday night.
True as stars.
True as the lute, that no sighing wakens.
True as the humming-bird flies with its message.
—John Boyle O’Reilly
True as the Pentateuch.
—Edgar Allan Poe
True as Heaven.
—Earl of Rochester
She kept in time without a beat
As true as church-bell ringers.
—Christina Georgina Rossetti
True as steel, as plantage to the moon,
As sun to day, as turtle to her mate,
As iron to adamant, as earth to the centre.
As true as truth’s simplicity.
As true as truest horse, that yet would never tire.
Keep as true in soul
As doth that orbed continent the fire
That severs day from night.
True as I live.
Is as true as black is blue.
Trewe as the gospell.
True as truth’s own heart.
—Algernon Charles Swinburne
A friend as true as guardian-angels are.
True it is, as cow chews cud.
True as the Stock-dove to her shallow nest
And to the grove that holds it.