Like a newly hatched chick, the infant stared at her proud parents. It is as if Antony were forgotten, clean wiped from her mind. On the Internet, clean as a whistle has also attracted a good deal of attention. Ninety-four years after his birth and more than thirty since his death James Baldwin remains an intellectual, moral, and creative touchstone for many Americans—whether writers, critics, or simply people trying to live well in the world. This I learned from Dostoyevsky, from Balzac. George Meredith His work is as clean as silver lace. Robert Stephen Hawker Clean, As if oerwashed with Hippocrene.
It is simply this: a writer has to take all the risks of putting down what he sees. The next note is especially revealing. I have a sisal runner in my entryway that was 16 months old. Verb The carpet needs to be cleaned. Osmanli Proverb As clean as a leek. I have no idea how old the carpet is. Callithumpian: Haha, I'm definitely not a katana-plonker.
Cats are very clean animals. I still believe that the unexamined life is not worth living: and I know that self-delusion, in the service of no matter what small or lofty cause, is a price no writer can afford. Als glij in haest er huij wei stil; q. They showed up early for both the consultation and cleaning. Scottish Proverb Clean as a rose is after rain.
The basic intent, however, is to indicate that, for a sweet, pure sound from a whistle or reed, the tube must be clean and dry. It is true that the more one learns the less one knows. He looked as tired as a marathon runner after a race. Even small particles of debris, or a few drops of moisture will change the sound of a handmade instrument. This is the only real concern of the artist, to recreate out of the disorder of life that order which is art. Clean and cook the beets in the manner explained in Art. The janitor does a good job of keeping the office clean.
Grandma is as busy as a queen bee in her hive. You tear it up and do it again and again. I just mentioned that weapon because it was the first that came to mind while pondering the perfect union of hardness and toughness in a steel blade. Specialists know and use it, but references to it are rare. More likely the basic idea suggests the clear, pure sound a whistle makes, or the slippery smooth surface of a willow stick debarked to make a whistle.
He swims like a fish in the ocean. Still, the breakthrough is important, and the point is that an American writer, in order to achieve it, very often has to leave this country. Her smile was as bright as the sun. The fish were jumping clean out of the water. The earliest Google Books match for the phrase, however, is from Joseph Reed, 1761 : Gulwell. One does learn a great deal about writing this way.
This means that I am not going to make a clean breast of my errors, wipe the plate clean, or engage in other theatricals. She is like a beautiful flower starting to bloom. In anticipation of the post on clean, I decided to say something about the idioms in which clean figures prominently, but chose only those which have the structure as clean as. Every form is difficult, no one is easier than another. Aristophanes As clean as a Flemish interior. Edwin Leibfreed Clean as a red-hot poker.
She ran like a race horse across the finish line. Personally, I think it may well relate to locomotives where the brass, especially the whistle was always bright and gleaming. Clean as a sponge wipes a chalk problem from a blackboard. However, it was adopted to describe something thoroughly done. According to Oxford English Dictionary, the first occurrence of this phrase was in 1828: 1828 Craven glossary Carr, William The dialect of Craven, in the West-Riding of the County of York anon. Clean cuts are not ragged but are smooth with crisp sharp edges.