Repeatedly he requested the Admiralty that they would not leave him to rust in indolence.
His oft quoted maxim was, "It is better to wear out than to rust out."
“It is better to wear out than rust out,” said Bishop Cumberland.
It was with rust almost as dark a brown as the scabbard that infolded it.
I want to get the rust off, and breathe the air of Paris a bit.'
Rubiginosa means full of rust, so called from the color of the plant.
There is mingled with it a fine and small portion of earth which comes out in the form of rust.
The rest of the keys were worn red with thick encrustation of rust.
Nor was he likely, on account of it, to allow himself to run to rust in the security of Tortuga.
If you stir iron and sand together, the iron will rust as if alone.