(as) swift as thought

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(as) swift as thought

Incredibly swiftly or speedily. A talented orator, the congressional candidate could speak as swift as thought itself. You must be swift as thought if you wish to make it there on time!
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He was flying swift as thought. The head of a dreadful monster, the Gorgon, covered the broad of his back, and a bag of silver -- a marvel to see -- contained it: and from the bag bright tassels of gold hung down.