Polynesians generally are of singularly cleanly habits, love bathing, and have a taste for neatness and order.
That is not cleanly," said Prince Andrew; "on the contrary one must try to make one's life as pleasant as possible.
He had never in his life seen a horizon so cleanly defined, a pencil line drawn without a breath of haze.
They differed from the other natives in the superior neatness of their method of preparing their food, and were more cleanly in their persons, bathing every morning, apparently as an act of devotion.
They are cleanly and particular about their personal appearance, though, unlike other Melanesians, they care little for ornament, and only the women are tattooed.
The houses of the Betsileo and Sakalava are very small and dirty, but those of the coast peoples are more cleanly and roomy.
It enabled the honey producer to increase his output considerably by extracting honey from the cells in most cleanly fashion without damaging the combs, and in a fraction of the time previously occupied in the draining, heating and squeezing process.
How splendid! said he to himself when a cleanly laid table was moved up to him with savory beef tea, or when he lay down for the night on a soft clean bed, or when he remembered that the French had gone and that his wife was no more.
But his play was as sharp as usual as he handled a hard ground ball to his left, cleanly gunning the runner out by three steps.
They have not even the attraction of being cleanly sculptured in wood, but are covered with thinly lacquered muslin, which, though doubtless a good preservative, accentuates their puppet-like character.