I'll leave you to digest the mixed metaphor undisturbed while I go below and help with the patients who have begun pouring aboard.
A hand that has lost its head may affect the fastidious as a mixed metaphor; but, God pardon us all, what an unmixed truth!
"mixed metaphor," murmured Clarissa, and went to sleep comfortably, feeling that Carlo was a wall.
The imagery is doubtless a mixed metaphor, but never mind that, for the thought is clear.
A rope of stone is imperfectly conceivable—is, in truth, mixed metaphor.
And with pleasure at the helm, goodness is a drug in the market,—if you'll excuse the mixed metaphor.
"One does not hear with one's heart," said I, smiling, and stirred to plague her for her mixed metaphor.
She's a mighty hand at books, as it is—quite a budding blue-stocking, if that isn't a mixed metaphor.
In no deliberative body in the world is the mixed metaphor so much in its element as in the British House of Commons.
He swam into our ken—if a mixed metaphor may be pardoned—on a train leaving Oakland for the East.