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Clear Day

(A) A bright day, an entire day, as, “The bonds must be left three clear days for examination,” to examine them before the interest is paid. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and F…

Clear Grit

(The) The real thing, as “champagne is ... if it be but the clear grit” (Anglo-Saxon, gryt, bolted flour). A man of grit, or clear grit, is one of decision, from whom all doubt…

Clear-coat

A mixture of size, alum, and whitening, for sizing walls. To cover over whatever might show through the coat of colour or paper to be put on it, also to make them stick or adhere more firml…

Clear

(verb). Clear away. Remove. Clear off! Away with you! Take away. Clear out. Empty out, make tidy. ( See below, Clear Out For Guam.) Clear up. Become fine after rain or cloudiness; to make…

Day

When it begins. (1) With sun-set: The Jews in their “sacred year,” and the Church—hence the eve of feast-days; the ancient Britons “non dierum numerum, ut nos, sed n…

The Blue Light

The Blue Light There was once upon a time a soldier who for many years had served the king faithfully, but when the war came to an end could serve no longer because of the many wounds which he…

Class Day

Class DayThe clerk of the weather evidently has a regard for young people, and sends sunshine for class days as often as he can. An especially lovely one shone over Plumfield as this interesti…

Composition Day

Composition Day"Hurry up, boys, it's three o'clock, and Uncle Fritz likes us to be punctual, you know," said Franz one Wednesday afternoon as a bell rang, and a stream of literary-looking youn…

Walt Whitman: A Clear Midnight

A Clear MidnightThis is thy hour O Soul, thy free flight into the wordless, Away from books, away from art, the day erased, the lesson done, Thee fully forth emerging, silent, gazing, ponderin…

The Koran/Sura XXIV — Light

Sura XXIV — LightMedina — 64 Verses In the Name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful A SURA which we have sent down and sanctioned! Clear signs have we sent down therein, that …