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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HARD SHELL

He has a hard shell, but he is a good fellow, and as innocent of his brother's death as I am.

It was flat in shape, like a big turtle; only it hadn't a turtle's hard shell.

It was like a common spider, but larger, and had a hard shell like a crab.

Within the thin, hard shell of the nut is the seed, which is the nutmeg of commerce.

As it is, our little crabs must grow their hard shell, or they've no chance.'

The Spider cannot break the hard shell or get at the hermit through the opening.

He was too young—and he was still encased in the hard shell of happiness.

The nut is medium-sized with a hard shell of ordinary thickness.

Even a hard shell is not to be despised when no other is attainable.

For you, show you the hard shell and you will trust it contains the choice flesh.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.