"My brother considered that our father left the good name to us, to keep clear and true."
But he had kept well clear of the struggle against the Act - why?
Don't try to stop us and keep clear of the track once we're in it.
Get your men ready but keep clear of the side until I give the word.
The only interest I've ever had in justice is keeping well clear of it.
"You'll remember to keep clear of old friends when you're up the line?"
Keep clear of the man who looks in at the window and tries to understand you.
In the end, he decided to keep clear and go his own way.
It was his doing that the boys were kept well clear of the area.
In fact, since 1660, the Account's always kept clear; thanks to the general public.