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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Taste (Noun)
 
  As bad taste as a wig from the barber’s on the head of a marble statue of Apollo.
            —Edward Bulwer-Lytton
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  Left a taste in his mouth like a tin-type factory.
            —Irvin S. Cobb
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  A fastidious taste is like a squeamish appetite; the one has its origin in some disease of the mind, as the other has in some ailment of the stomach.
            —Robert Southey
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