start afresh

See: resume
References in classic literature ?
She's willing to forget everything that's happened and start afresh.
We must accept our own actions and start afresh from them.
In order that we may start afresh and go to Meg's wedding with free minds, it will be well to begin with a little gossip about the Marches.
I am out of my difficulties now: I shall be freed from debts, and able, I hope, to start afresh on a better plan.
We had two thousand pounds apiece--surely enough to start afresh as honest men--and all through me!
Summary: Bhubaneswar [India], March 15 (ANI): Two-time Indian Super League (ISL) champions ATK will aim to start afresh when they hit the pitch against Chennai City FC in the final qualifier match of the Super Cup 2018 at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar on Friday.
The PSP chief said that the MQM founder's political death occurred on August 22, 2016, but he managed to start afresh after making Farooq Sattar the party's head.
We've got a new manager and a lot of new staff so it's important we start afresh.
COMEDY The family sitcom continues with widow Cathy (Lesley Manville, left with Peter Mullan) making more steps to start afresh.
It'll benefit me to start afresh and frees up room in the squad for Johnny McDonnell.
In a recent interview with Israeli television, Deputy Prime Minister BE-lent Arync said it would be a positive thing for Israel to pick Turkey as a partner, if it wants to start afresh with Turkey.
Admitting that it was difficult to get back to the national team each time and start afresh, this time around, Malik said it is quite difficult to get back each time and start afresh.