Thesaurus / sinews

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The grease of the fox and the marrow are good for the hardening of sinews.

The Master of GameSecond Duke of York, Edward

They sew with the sinews of deer; and much of their needlework is very neat.

Fine uniforms and titles are of little moment as compared with wisdom and efficiency for supplying men and sinews for war.

What the Church Means to MeWilfred T. Grenfell

Unfortunately, there is another cogent factor in the mission field, and that is the sinews of war in hard cash.

Pan-IslamGeorge Wyman Bury

There was a rush—a thud of bodies against bodies—gaspings of breaths, the cracking of muscles and sinews.

Andy at YaleRoy Eliot Stokes

Under these rulers the rich kingdom was heavily taxed to supply the sinews of war and to support every kind of lavish expenditure.

The desert sun had dried his sinews and warped his shoulders.

Overland RedHenry Herbert Knibbs

"Ay, hearty enough for a tontine," said the lean little old man; his sinews were wiry, and his eye bright.

Cousin BettyHonore de Balzac

It may ensure a victory in the hour of strife, but it gradually relaxes the sinews of strength.

American Institutions and Their InfluenceAlexis de Tocqueville et al.

There stands its Frankenstein, ready made, perfect in thews and sinews, perfect also in many of its nobler parts.

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