Almost all that he gained by his heartless diplomacy was a seat in the council and in the star-chamber.
In personal character he has sometimes been described as having been revoltingly heartless; and it is abundantly plain that he was singularly incapable of feeling strongly the more generous emotions - a misfortune, or a fault, which revealed itself in many ways.
Muller divides the tribe into three families, Cypridinidae, Halocypridae, and the heartless Polycopidae, which constituted the tribe Cladocopa of Sars.
She's a conniving, self-serving, arrogant creature. Heartless, too.
Dusty, his heartless assassin, had found his mate.
"Oh, vile and heartless brood!" he exclaimed, and left the room.
Apparently he thought she was heartless, as well - over a stupid bird?
In Attic tradition and on the Athenian stage Minos is a cruel tyrant, the heartless exactor of the tribute of Athenian youths to feed the Minotaur.
Judged by some passages of his life he would appear a heartless egotist, and yet he was capable of the sincerest friendship and could never dispense with human sympathy.
"My name is Gwig," said the Sorcerer, turning his heartless, cruel eyes upon his rival.
I'd as soon die here as live much longer among these cruel and heartless people.
Noble, wretched, magnanimous, heartless, petty, generous, self-sacrificing, and selfish.
How could any human be so heartless to slay an infant?
My heartless mind will not allow my aching body the sleep it so desperately craves and I wander this near-empty house throughout the night.
Whatever may have been the immediate genesis of the myth - and it may well be sought in the heartless forest laws - its vitality was assured by the English love of archery and historical repetition.
He fought with distinction under his father in Franche-Comte and the Low Countries; but he was heartless, avaricious and undoubtedly insane.
According to the professed champions of that character, this conduct was a tissue of such dastardly imbecility, such heartless irresolution and such brainless inconsistency as for ever to dispose of her time-honoured claim to the credit of intelligence and courage.
Still less historical justification is to be found for the vacillating Weisslingen in whom Goethe executed poetic justice on himself as the lover of Friederike, or in the women of the play, the gentle Maria, the heartless Adelheid.
Slowly but steadily the heartless Mangaboos drove them on, until they had passed through the city and the gardens and come to the broad plains leading to the mountain.
Only the really heartless, the stupid ones of that household, and the little children failed to understand this and avoided her.