She must whitewash these brown men and women, rid them of their savage, slavish ways, and repaint them in her own image.
The picture should have been more poetical than it turned out to be, and I wish I could repaint it now.
We look upon the audacious man who dares to repaint upon an old picture unnecessarily, and by wholesale, as guilty of a crime.
He was as sick about it as a Carlyle who must rewrite a burned-up history, an Audubon who must repaint all his pictures.
There, a well-known carriage-builder had been ordered to repaint the car pale blue, with a dead white band.
I'll repaint the kitchen and get Katy some new cooking utensils to gladden her soul.
There was no time to repaint and polish the machine, so he resolved to convert its forlorn appearance into an asset.
You had better shut up the chamber for at least some weeks, burn fires in it, repaint and paper it, sprinkle chloroform.
But, on their part, the Pompeians were not a whit put out when they came to repaint their whole city afresh.
"That would mean to repaint the whole picture, and my time is limited," answered Philip.