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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Incongruous
 
  As incongruous as a blacksmith with a white silk apron.
            —Anonymous
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  Incongruous as a joke on a gravestone or a ledger.
            —Anonymous
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  Incongruous as Matthew Arnold jumping rope.
            —Anonymous
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  Incongruous as a merry dirge, or sacramental bacchanal.
            —Philip James Bailey
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  Incongruous as a wedding-dress at a funeral.
            —J. M. Barrie
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