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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Unwelcome
 
  Unwelcome as snow in summer.
            —Anonymous
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  Unwelcome as water in a leaking ship.
            —Anonymous
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  Unwelcome as water in your shoe.
            —Anonymous
  3
  Unwelcome to a woman as a looking-glass after the small-pox.
            —William Congreve
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  Unwelcome and unasked, like Banquo’s Ghost, in walked the long-lost Spouse.
            —Thomas Hood
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  Unwelcome to any conceit as sluttish morsels, or wallowish potions to a nice stomach.
            —Sir Thomas Overbury
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