How many a poor immortal soul have I met well-nigh crushed and smothered under its load, creeping down the road of life, pushing before it a barn seventy-five feet by forty, its Augean stables
never cleansed, and one hundred acres of land, tillage, mowing, pasture, and woodlot
A thorough clean-out of the Augean stables
is desperately needed.
Whether the Loya Jirga, which is a representative body of all segments of society, including various communities and ethnicities, could cleanse the proverbial Augean stables
of Afghanistan is a debatable question but convening the Jirga should not be a problem for President Ashraf Ghani.
It is an uphill task, which necessitates Herculean effort to clean the Augean Stables
The calling of the outsider to cleanse the Augean stables
possesses a mythic quality.
The point is that the Nats see Glasgow City Chambers as a kind of Augean stables
, in desperate need of being cleaned out.
It might have been easier for Hercules to clean up the Augean stables
So, does this all mean that the Augean stables
have been cleansed?
Some 30,000 appeals dating back to the 1980s were still outstanding last February, Tax Commissioner Yiannis Tsangaris said on Thursday, likening the situation to the mythological Augean Stables
, which had not been cleaned for years.
He boasted that he would clear the AUGEAN STABLES
, give the city a new look and rid the city of all encroachments.
Cleaning the Augean stables
exposed him to enteric pathogens from the vast quantities of manure generated by teeming herds of cows, sheep, horses, and goats.
In myth, the Augean stables
held 3,000 oxen and had not been cleaned for decades.