I was shocked at how harsh reality can be.
His voice was harsh, but his expression was all hurt.
She gave a harsh laugh and relaxed once more, her head falling back again.
Protected from the harsh winter storms, the valley was already lush and green.
My voice is harsh and I cannot sing.
The robed man returned and spoke in the harsh tongue.
Her voice was harsh and raspy.
"Yesterday. It's another reason I was so harsh with you last night," he explained.
That affair was the same thing as this soldier with the harsh voice, and it was that affair and this soldier that were so agonizingly, incessantly pulling and pressing his arm and always dragging it in one direction.
She jumped at the harsh words.
" Rough Peruvian," the produce of one of the tree cottons, has a special use, as being rather harsh and wiry it is well adapted for mixing with wool.
I couldn't have known what was in his head, she replied, agitated by his harsh words.
"Darkness!" she said with a harsh laugh.
Deidre drank it down, hissing at the burn of the harsh liquid.
His features were chiseled, the firelight casting harsh shadows across the planes of his face.
The man paused and whispered something in a harsh tongue.
Who gave orders? he said in his shrill, harsh voice.
He hadn't thought it as harsh as it was, just like he thought nothing of killing anything in his path, but seeing the look on a normal human's face reminded him he'd been close to losing what humanity he possessed for quite a while.
"I assume you're here for these, not for us," she said, aware of how harsh her words sounded.
The men of his time had been harsh with them, and he thought he was doing well by tolerating her.
I do not know any song; and my voice is harsh and unpleasant.
With Pfuel was Wolzogen, who expressed Pfuel's thoughts in a more comprehensible way than Pfuel himself (who was a harsh, bookish theorist, self-confident to the point of despising everyone else) was able to do.
She looked out of the front of the cell into a small corridor with equally harsh lighting.
That seems to be a very harsh way of regarding your sisters' future happiness.
I don't mean to be harsh, but we'll have to replace him pretty damn soon and we've only got so much budget.
The general experience of the decade of the 'eighties was that of disappointing summers, harsh winters, falling prices, declining rents and the shrinkage of land values.
Religious toleration was granted, but with the important exception that some harsh measures were enacted against Anglicans and Roman Catholics, to neither of whom was liberty of worship accorded.
The result of this harsh law was that numerous applications were made to Rome for secret absolution; and thus much money escaped the Inquisition in Spain.
The worst form of such praedial slavery existed in Sicily, whither Mommsen supposes that its peculiarly harsh features had been brought by the Carthaginians.
"He always was rather harsh; and now I should think he's getting very trying," said Prince Andrew, apparently speaking lightly of their father in order to puzzle or test his sister.
His voice was so harsh that Adrienne took a step backward.
His honey-colored eyes were visible in the harsh lighting of the room.
Floriano Peixoto had been accustomed all his life to use harsh measures.
Then suddenly the grating sound of a harsh voice was heard from the other side of the door, and the officer--with pale face and trembling lips--came out and passed through the waiting room, clutching his head.
His tone was neither harsh nor teasing.
She jumped at the harsh words.
Life hadn't been harsh for her, but it certainly hadn't been full of frills, either.
In some of those birds which have a peculiarly harsh or trumpeting voice, the trachea is lengthened, forming loops which lie subcutaneously (capercally, curassow), or it enters and dilates the symphysis of the furcula (crested guineafowl); or, e.g.
In the Southern states, owing to the harsh Reconstruction laws and the robberies committed by the carpet-bag governments which those laws kept in power; secondly, the scandals at.
"My own enemy saved him," Damian said with a harsh laugh.
"That's a little harsh," Katie murmured.
A few weeks after their argument, Rachel and Eric's harsh feelings toward each other began to abate.
Among the higher altitudes of north Derbyshire, where the soil is poor and the climate harsh, grain is unable to flourish, while even in the more sheltered parts of this region the harvest is usually belated.
Marie galante is a harsh cotton of the Peruvian or Brazilian type.
The institution does not present itself in a very harsh form in Homer, especially if we consider (as Grote suggests) that " all classes were much on a level in taste, sentiment and instruction."
His conduct in Sicily was severe and harsh, but he was not without feelings of humanity, and he was an honest man and a good administrator.
As she entered the great hall a voice called out, in a rather harsh tone:
Her first strike might as well have been in slow motion; no one moved like he did with brute strength that flattened her after a particularly harsh block.
This treachery and the harsh treatment by Patterson created a strong public opinion in favour of the Yankees, and the government was compelled to adopt a milder policy.
Such multiple-electrode transmitters give a loud although somewhat harsh sound, and will bear being spoken to very strongly without breaking the circuit.
The raw material in the warehouses is of various qualities: some is strong, rough and harsh, and so is unfit for ordinary smoking; other samples are mild and fine, with aromatic and pleasant flavour, but devoid of strength.
Rhyn was a wild animal with a wild beauty, harsh angles and planes, a body built for survival.
That doom was postponed; but Catholics everywhere saw with pain the harsh treatment accorded to a defenceless old man.
The avifauna is varied and abundant, comprising eagles, vultures (protected by law), hawks, owls, pelicans, cranes, turkeys, geese, partridges " (called quail or " Bob White " elsewhere), ducks, &c., besides numerous smaller species, many of which are brilliant of plumage but harsh of voice.
In 1634 he published his Traite de la predestination, in which he tried to mitigate the harsh features of predestination by his "Universalismus hypotheticus."
"Commander in Chief Kutuzov?" said the newly arrived general speaking quickly with a harsh German accent, looking to both sides and advancing straight toward the inner door.
The lighting was harsh in the lab; he didn't remove his sunglasses until they'd entered the romantically lit conference room.
The reaction, which was dull and heavy in the dominions of the pope and of Victor Emmanuel, systematically harsh in the Austrian states of the north, and comparatively mild in Parma and Tuscany, excited the greatest loathing in southern Italy and Sicily, because there it was directed by a dynasty which had aroused feelings of hatred mingled with contempt.
But his ship was boarded in the Channel and the earl, condemned by the StarChamber to a heavy fine and to imprisonment during the queen's pleasure, suffered a harsh captivity in the Tower.
After imposing these harsh terms on his enemy, the conqueror might naturally have shown clemency to the Tirolese leader, Andreas Hofer; but that brave mountaineer, when betrayed by a friend, was sentenced to death at Mantua owing to the arrival of a special message to that effect from Napoleon.
The fibre is generally white, somewhat harsh and wiry, and especially adapted for mixing with wool.
It may be doubted - though it seems a harsh verdict to pass 1 One must remember that these reinforcements would often consist of desperate characters.
The climate is harsh and wet, the average yearly temperature at the Gorki meteorological observatory being 40 0.4 F.
And even during the first years of the harsh Lombard rule the need recognized by these oppressors of defending the Italian coast from the attacks of the Byzantines was favourable to the development of the Pisan navy.
Deidre heard her own harsh breathing.
La Rochefoucauld's character of the cardinal is on the whole harsh but scarcely unjust, and one of its sentences formulates, though in a manner which has a certain recoil upon the writer, the great defect of Retz's conduct: "Il a suscite les plus grands desordres dans l'etat sans avoir un dessein forme de s'en prevaloir."
He was right, of course, but his harsh words were like salt on a raw wound.