Then he began to struggle for freedom like a newborn man fighting his way out of an old skin.
Drawn on an old skin, inked in his own hand.
She was able to peel some off, like old skin.
Your sorry old skin is worth no more to them than any other man's.
"I see it as shedding an old skin so you can step into the new one."
Why not simply replace the old skin with some that is shiny and new?
I must shake off the old skin and come up for breath," he says.
We are tearing the old skin off mankind and giving it a new one.
If you put new wine in old skins, does it work?
He hadn't been changed back all that long, and already he was comfortable with himself in his old skin.
It was hard to imagine him as one of those stiff old sticks.
Who knew what this dry old stick might not have heard?
You change, or you turn into a dry old stick.
"I've been called an old stick before this, I might as well act like one."
Well happy birthday to you old stick, but I'm afraid that's just the nature of the beast.
My dear, it would be difficult for an old stick like me to answer all your questions.
Father can be such an old stick in the mud sometimes.
Why hadn't Maxie thought of building a new house there, the old stick in the mud?
He was a dry old stick of a man who looked to have been in his mid-sixties.
To Swan it just looked like a weird old stick.