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“But change or not (in substantial terms) they know it is definitely time to clean out the augean stables.”
“A work of installation art in a gallery at Harvard attends to the augean task of "[engaging] the ever-present conflicted relationships between the body and the mind, between the personal and the public, and between time and the timeless.”
“As in the appellate court faces the augean task of cleaning up the mess the district court made of this litigation.”
“Of course, I remember growing up in NYC in the days when tickets were balanced - one Jew, one Italian, one Irishman - by evil old Tammany Hall, which understood, and served, human nature so much better, infinitely better than the reformers, oh the holy holy reformers, who cleaned out the augean stables and ruined everything for everybody forever.”
“As the winter wore itself away, Mr Cheesacre, happy as he was amidst the sports of Norfolk, and prosperous as he might be with the augean spoils of Oileymead, fretted himself with an intense anxiety to bring to a close that affair which he had on his hands with the widow Greenow.”
“No use to take medicines for your _poor blood, bad complexion and horrid feelings_, as they will not cleanse the augean stable so long neglected.”
“The receptacles of the inner man reek with augean filth, and we cleanse them not.”
“As the winter wore itself away, Mr Cheesacre, happy as he was amidst the sports of Norfolk, and prosperous as he might be with the augean spoils of Oileymead, fretted himself with an intense anxiety to bring to a close that affair which he had on his hands with the widow”
“Cleaning out these augean stables, Henry II wisely abandoned Fordlandia.”
“I can tell you for certain that there is already a series of constitutional drafts, written by legal experts who are members of the Labour Party, ready to clean the augean stables, as you put it.”
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Terms from the Standard Cipher Code of the American Railway Association, 1906. The terms were shorthand for common phrases used in telegraphic communications between station agents and Railway Asso...
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