The five separate fingers are five independent units. Close them and the fist multiplies strength. This is organization.
Time is compressed like the fist I close on my knee... I hold inside it the clues and solutions and the power for what I must do now.
In Don Mills in the Sixties, nothing comes close to the humiliation of losing an argument. In our weird little creative circle, no one cares who has faster fists, but to lose an argument suggests inferior intelligence.
CLOSE-FISTED, adj. Unduly desirous of keeping that which many meritorious persons wish to obtain.
Leave the quarters of the close-fisted selfishness and live in the edifice of an open-handed generosity. God gives to you, so you can share when it's required of you! Give out; conquer greed!
Close your legs to married men!