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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Unexpected
 
  Fortune came like Agag, unexpected.
            —Anonymous
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  Unexpected as chastity at the bar of a tavern.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Unexpected, like a thunderbolt.
            —Anonymous
  3
  As unexpected as a serpent comes.
            —Robert Browning
  4
  Unexpected as seeing a vision.
            —Joseph Conrad
  5
  Unexpected as a fifth ace in a poker deck.
            —Alfred Henry Lewis
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