Neat Marlowe, bathed in theThespian springs, Had in him those brave translunary things That the first poets had; his raptures were All air and fire, which made his verses clear, For that fine madness still he did retain Which rightly should possess a poet's brain.
The gallows in my garden, people say, Is new and neat and adequately tall.
As thin and neat as a furled umbrella.
Bright grayness.Both the clothes and hair were neat and gray. The gray-framed spectacles magnified the gray hazel eyes, but there was no grayness in the mind.
I thought using the Ayatollah's money to support the Nicaraguan resistance?was a neat idea.Oliver North
I consider as lovers of books not those who keep their books hidden in their store-chests and never handle them, but those who, by nightly as well as daily use thumb them, batter them, wear them out, who fill out all the margins with annotations of many kinds, and who prefer the marks of a fault they have erased to a neat copy full of faults.
When a man who is drinking neat gin starts talking about his mother he is past all argument.c. s. forester
But, fortunately for mankind, the neat rents of the land, under a system of private property, can never be diminished by the progress of cultivation.thomas malthus
One discards rhyme, not because one is incapable of rhyming neat, fleet, sweet, meet, treat, eat, feet but because there are certain emotions or energies which are nor represented by the over-familiar devices or patterns.ezra pound
And he said "God, make it a dream!" as he rode his last ride down. And he sideswiped nineteen neat parked cars, clipped off thirteen telephone poles, hit two houses, bruised eight trees, and Blue-Crossed seven people. it was then he lost his head, not to mention an arm or two before he stopped.harry chapin
Still to be neat, still to be drest, As you were going to a feast.Ben Jonson
Explanations exist; they have existed for all time; there is always a well-known solution to every human problem neat, plausible, and wrong.h. l. mencken
The thing that strikes me more and more and it strikes a lot of other people, too is the extraordinary viciousness and dishonesty of political controversy in our time.:; I don't mean merely that controversies are acrimonious.:; They ought to be that when they are on serious subjects.:; I mean that almost nobody seems to feel that an opponent deserves a fair hearing or that the objective truth matters as long as you can score a neat debating point.george orwell
Explanations exist; they have existed for all time; there is always a well-known solution to every human problem neat, plausible, and wrong.
In the whole of Indian literature, Tulsidas is supreme....The devotion in his poetry is of the same order as of philosophy . And from the beginning to the end, not a word or an idea, can be spotted which is not perfectly neat and pious.
You shall see them on a beautiful quarto page, where a neat rivulet of text shall meander through a meadow of margin.Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Mr. Henry James writes fiction as if it were a painful duty, and wastes upon mean motives and imperceptible 'points of view' his neat literary style, his felicitous phrases, his swift and caustic satire.
I took the wren's nest; Heaven forgive me! Its merry architects so small Had scarcely finished their wee hall, That, empty still, and neat and fair, Hung idly in the summer air.
Slung along the banks of the wide Mandovi River, Panaji (also still widely known by its former Portuguese name Panjim), Goa’s small and spritely state capital since 1843, boasts its own laid-back brand of originality. Purpose-built neat and tidy by its former Portuguese colonisers, the city’s inhabitants have adapted its European-flavoured legacy to suit their affluent and easygoing needs.
This lass so neat, with smile so sweet, has won my right good will. I'd crowns resign to call her mine, sweet lass of Richmond Hill.
neat, not gaudy.