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ring the welkins



ring the welkins

  1. Alternative form of make the welkin ring
    • 1953, T.V. Smith, “Democratic Apologetics” in Ethics LXIII, № 2 (January 1953), pages 103–4:
      Now it ill becomes those who sneer at the stridency of our partisanship to change “the party line” on one another without warning — as in poor Browder’s case — and then ring the welkins, on one side, with the most intemperate denunciations and, on the other side — especially in Russia — with the most abject breast-beatings of confessed guilt.