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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Welter
 
  Weltering, shall I say, like an Egyptian pitcher of tamed vipers, each struggling to get its head above the others.
            —Thomas Carlyle
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  Poor Mugno! there he welters, like a toast at bottom of a tankard!
            —Horace Smith
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