‘The Quay-side Shaver’ in A Garland of New Songs (1) 3: For all they can say, Sir, she still rasps away, Sir, / And sweeps round the jaw the chop torturing tool; / Till they in a pet, Sir, request her to wet, Sir, / But she gives them for answer, ‘Sit still, you piss’d fool!’].
‘O’Reilly’ in Bold (1979) 165: As I was sitting in Reilly’s bar / Getting pissed on gin and water.
‘J.H. Ross’Mint (1955) 152: I’m that pissed I can’t see where you are.
J. FranklynThis Gutter Life 16: God blast the bastard but wasn’t she clairvoyant when she was p****d!
(con. 1962) J. RosenthalSpend, Spend, Spend Scene 54: You were pissed as a fart, driving along and ...
G. SealLingo 125: The Lingoist has available the following: pissed as a fart; pissed as a newt; pissed as a parrot.
N. BarlayHooky Gear 152: Told him I’d been bouncin off the walls, pissed as a fart.
A. SinclairMy Friend Judas (1963) 162: Do come round. We’ll get honking ... Pissed as newts.
‘Whisper All Aussie Dict.’ in Kings Cross Whisper (Sydney) xxxviii 10/2: pissed as a newt: Very drunk indeed.
(con. 1950s) Nicholson & SmithSpend, Spend, Spend (1978) 50: My father was pissed as a newt by ten o’clock.
G. SealLingo 125: The Lingoist has available the following: [...] pissed as a newt.
Observer Screen 30 Jan. 9: Our audience are all pissed as newts!
...a parrot (Aus.)
L. PetersDirty Half-Mile (1989) 81: Gabriel Buchanan was as pissed as a parrot.
R. BeckettDinkum Aussie Dict. 26: Full as a: The start of many expressions; ‘full as a butcher’s pup’, ‘full as a goog’ and ‘full as a state school’ to name but three. All refer to the fact that the speaker is as ‘pissed as a parrot’. Intoxicated.
G. SealLingo 134: The effects of our occasionally over-enthusiastic imbibing show a great variety of invention and colour, including: [...] pissed as a parrot.
S. MaloneySucked In 41: Pissed as a a parakeet, probably.
J. Taylor ‘Brood Cormor’ in Works III 5/1: You may not say hee’s drunke [...] For though he be as drunke as any rat He hath but catcht a fox, or whipt the Cat ].
P. Reading Ukulele Music 83: I had to go and give evidence (I got pissed as a rat for the Hell of it, after that little session).