|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|A tableful of welcome makes scarce one dainty dish.|
Shakespeare.Comedy of Errors, Act III. Scene 1. (Antipholus of Ephesus to Balthazar.)
|Welcome the coming, speed the going guest.|
Pope.To Bethell, Sat. II. Line 161; The Odyssey, Book XV. Line 84; Ramages Greek Quotations, 299.
|To say you are welcome, would be superfluous.|
Shakespeare.Pericles, Act II. Scene 3. (Simonides to his friends.)
| Welcome ever smiles,|
And farewell goes out sighing.
Shakespeare.Troilus and Cressida, Act III. Scene 3. (Ulysses to Achilles.)