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fare thee well

The highest degree; perfection. Wow, you really played that part to a fare thee well—I'm so impressed!
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The ghost of the synagogue's former cantor begins to sing at odd moments, and the boyfriend (a goy) intuits that what the ghost wants is for the synagogue to be restored, which he undertakes, ever more obsessively, to do, to the distress of his Jewish cohabitee and with the help of the wise old owner of the corner deli, played to a scenestealing fare-thee-well by Broadway veteran Woody Romoff.
Of course, for film fans, Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick will never be Zero Mostel and Gene Wilder, despite the newer pair having played the parts of conniving operator Max and his tremulous accountant, Leo Bloom, to a fare-thee-well in New York and London.
More significant was the very mounting of a Wagner opera in Disney Hall, where the sheer force of a symphony orchestra - not incidentally conducted to a fare-thee-well by a music director determined to impress - couldn't help but overwhelm even the mightiest dramatic soprano or heldentenor.
Irish-inspired reels, haunting hymns, furious fiddle tunes and lovely laments of loss and longing, all orchestrated and harmonized to a fare-thee-well.
Mankiewicz's screenplay; part of the reason the dialogue may sound so ``written'' to contemporary ears is that it is, indeed, written to a fare-thee-well, while most of today's moviespeak rises to the level of gurgling by comparison.
Indeed, students made sure their time capsule included tributes to the women's movement and the nation's fare-thee-well to the English measuring system - one burnt bra and a set of traditional measurement cups and spoons.