And after supper he talked to him about temperance and such things till the old man cried, and said he'd been a fool, and fooled away his life; but now he was a-going to turn over a new leaf
and be a man nobody wouldn't be ashamed of, and he hoped the judge would help him and not look down on him.
Besides, I want to turn over a new leaf
Don't talk that way, turn over a new leaf
and begin again, Teddy, my son.
How is it, friend; have you found a new leaf
in your book of wisdom?
I wonder now, supposing Harris, say, turned over a new leaf
, and became a great and good man, and got to be Prime Minister, and died, if they would put up signs over the public-houses that he had patronised: "Harris had a glass of bitter in this house;" "Harris had two of Scotch cold here in the summer of `88;" "Harris was chucked from here in December, 1886.
Now turn over a new leaf
and take warning by what I say to you.
Never did I look forward so intensely to anything; and every day I go the rounds, admiring what the dear little things have achieved in the twentyfour hours in the way of new leaf
or increase of lovely red shoot.
What Champollion will decipher this hieroglyphic for us, that we may turn over a new leaf
Godfrey didn't turn over a new leaf
, he might say "Good-bye" to Miss Nancy Lammeter.
And now there was a new leaf
to be turned over, and it was a picture--that of the angel seated on the great stone that has been rolled away from the sepulchre.
Pennifeather was released upon the spot, inherited the fortune of his uncle, profited by the lessons of experience, turned over a new leaf
, and led happily ever afterward a new life.
To turn over a new leaf
, you double-dyed scoundrel," shouted Ralph, "and beg your wife's pardon, and be a good boy for the future.
My promise to the procureur du roi at Grenoble was based upon your vow never to go poaching again, and to turn over a new leaf
and become a steady, industrious worker.
After days of rain and greyness the weather had turned over a new leaf
In a word, I turned over a new leaf
and did my best to make up for the past.