The blade is poisoned, dear, and the wound will rankle for a lifetime.'
Take a look at it now, if you will, for hereafter we'll let it bide and rankle as it must.
Sir Cæsar, too, had (all unwittingly) planted an arrow and left it to rankle.
Do you suppose she left that poison to rankle in the tender soul of her darling?
There is no sting to rankle, now that hope—hope for ...