A greyhound should be heeded lyke a snake, And neckyd lyke a drake, Backed lyke a bream, Footed lyke a catte, Taylled lyke a ratte.
Her long loose yellow locks lyke golden wyre, Sprinckled with perle, and perling flowres atweene, Doe lyke a golden mantle her attyre.Edmund Spenser
They lepe lyke a flounder out of a fryenge panne into the fyre.Thomas More, Dial, Book II, Chapter I. Folio LXIII. b.
lyke a pyckpurs pilgrim, ye prie and ye prouleAt rouers, to rob Peter and paie Poule.john heywood
lyke a pyckpurs pilgrim, ye prie and ye proule At rouers, to rob Peter and paie Poule.Like a pickpurse pilgrim, you pry and you prowl
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