Others go in, but I beat against its flinty portals with hands that bleed.
“Under the heart of the flinty hill lies the coal,” he said simply.
Closer and closer he shrinks to the rock, as if to bury himself in its flinty surface.
Had the flinty and inexorable Robespierre turned fainthearted at last?
But she met the eyes looking into hers with a flinty resistance.