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How to use harsher in a sentence

In the present case, both this and is are unaccented, which is much harsher than when this bears an accent.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
Under the latter he was deprived of his preferment in Oxford, and under a harsher rule might have incurred yet graver penalties.
THE ENGLISH CHURCH IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURYCHARLES J. ABBEY AND JOHN H. OVERTON
This is the more significant in that the Central Authority, in one case at least, had tried a harsher expedient.
ENGLISH POOR LAW POLICYSIDNEY WEBB
She had been a model as a child, with blurred memories of older and harsher beings about her who had long since faded away.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
Calavius was furious and paused, as if to give orders for harsher repression.
THE LION'S BROODDUFFIELD OSBORNE
Happily, the little child was to evade that harsher penalty—the unwarranted bitterness and affront of a lingering, palsied age.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
Some people might call him by a harsher name; we content ourselves with the popular vernacular.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE VOL. IV, NO. 19, DEC 1851VARIOUS
His physical beauty alone was a thing to fascinate far harsher critics than these two who grew to be his special friends.
STILL JIMHONOR WILLSIE MORROW
It sounded like the blowing of great bellows, with now and then a note harsher and louder, like the roaring of a bull.
THE HUNTERS' FEASTMAYNE REID
With the taint of disaffection visible around him, his government began to take a harsher tone.
THE RISE OF THE RUSSIAN EMPIREHECTOR H. MUNRO

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