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"A camp-fire would hardly flash and die out like that, Sarge," he answered thoughtfully.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
He thought they were now in touch with our troops at "X" but that they had been through some hard fighting to get there.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
However this be, it is hard to say that these fibs have that clear intention to deceive which constitutes a complete lie.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
And it would be hard indeed, if so remote a prince's notions of virtue and vice were to be offered as a standard for all mankind.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
Even if poverty were gone, the flail could still beat hard enough upon the grain and chaff of humanity.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
But men, through neglecting the rules of health, pass quickly to old age, and die before reaching that term.
THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME II OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
I cannot believe that God would think it necessary to come on earth as a man, and die on the Cross.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
"I congratulate you on your engagement," he said at last, looking up with a face that seemed to Bernard hard and unnatural.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
Here there was a scuffling sound in the basket, and the Roc rapped on the cover with her hard beak, and cried, "Hush!"
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
One whist table only is at work; General Pepper and three old hands of the same kidney are hard at it.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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