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Usage examples for hardened

  1. As I said before, I believe she is just a hardened little wretch who doesn't care what happens to her, and that is why she doesn't show any sign of feeling." – Pixie O'Shaughnessy by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  2. Having thus got over the terrible first step, the ladies hardened themselves to the subsequent processes, and these they also found more difficult than they had anticipated. – The Settler and the Savage by R.M. Ballantyne
  3. His eyes sought Manton and hardened. – The Film Mystery by Arthur B. Reeve
  4. His resolve now rapidly hardened. – The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2) by John Holland Rose
  5. Her face hardened, and her voice was the one of Helen's childhood. – Moor Fires by E. H. (Emily Hilda) Young
  6. Besides they found that life in the open air hardened them to such an extent that changes in the temperature were not felt to any degree. – Detailed Minutiae of Soldier life in the Army of Northern Virginia, 1861-1865 by Carlton McCarthy
  7. Her eyes filled with tears, but her will hardened. – The Testing of Diana Mallory by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  8. I thought I could do anything, I said, 'I am case- hardened. – She Buildeth Her House by Will Comfort
  9. I remember 1886, when you rich gentlemen hardened your hearts against the cry of the poor. – Major Barbara by George Bernard Shaw
  10. The lady uttered a little cry of anger, and her face hardened out of all its softness. – Clementina by A.E.W. Mason
  11. Stephanie said: " Oh, hardened and cruel heart! – The White Knight: Tirant lo Blanc by Joanot Martorell and Marti Johan d'Galba
  12. They crushed one and hardened the other till it all died. – A Double Knot by George Manville Fenn
  13. Those who are abroad are hardened. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  14. You are a demon, a hardened heathen. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  15. " In the fall, when his antlers have hardened, Bugler moves down to join his family. – The-Burgess-Animal-Book-for-Children by Burgess, Thornton W. (Thornton Waldo)
  16. He also set talking to them again; but they began to be hardened. – Journeys Through Bookland Volume Four by Charles H. Sylvester
  17. Harry Rames's voice hardened. – The Turnstile by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  18. Miss Cynthia hardened her heart and took him into the house. – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1904 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  19. Sir Peregrine certainly was not a cruel man, nor was his heart by any means hardened against the lady with whom circumstances had lately joined him so closely. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
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