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Re: Origin of "to make a clean breast of it all."

Posted by Bob on June 10, 2005

In Reply to: Origin of "to make a clean breast of it all." posted by Hugh Atkinson on June 10, 2005

: Also any other quote or phrase involving breasts or bras. Needed for a piece I am writing about a breast cancer awareness 'stunt' involving the stringing together of 60 miles of bras.

There's the obvious, of course: "Music hath charms to soothe the savage breast."