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Brewer's: 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…

Brewer's: 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…

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…

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 …

Lights! Camera! Learning!

The best school movies ever made by Beth Rowen Sir Laurence Olivier's classic Hamlet With school bells set to ring in only a matter of days, it's time for students to shift into…

Lights! Camera! Disaster!

The greatest disaster films of all time by Beth Rowen Related Links DisastersDisaster QuizShips and ShipwrecksThe disaster movie genre flourished in the 1970s, long before effects became major char…

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…

Brewer's: 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…