Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.
Tis sweet to hear the watch-dogs honest bark Bay deep-mouthd welcome as we draw near home; Tis sweet to know there is an eye will mark Our coming, and look brighter when we come. ByronDon Juan. Canto I. St. 123.
Come in the evening, or come in the morning, Come when youre looked for, or come without warning, Kisses and welcome youll find here before you, And the oftener you come here the more Ill adore you. Thomas O. DavisThe Welcome.
I reckon this always, that a man is never undone till he be hanged, nor never welcome to a place till some certain shot be paid and the hostess say Welcome! Two Gentlemen of Verona. Act II. Sc. 5. L. 3.