"I've spent time building bridges to all factions in that debate, trying to work tow ard compromise," he said.
Then we lowered a boat, and made an examination of the ship for'ard.
That bass-viol slipped a little for'ard when we come down Lamson's Hill.
"You'll find 'er a little 'ard, sir," remarked the steersman as he turned over the wheel to Madden.
A 'ard job, sir; not knowin' wot kind of a boat she are mykes it 'arder.
For'ard, Hermann and the crew were heaving in and straightening out the tangle of anchors.
You go for'ard and—No, you take this wheel and hold it just as 'tis.
With that Mr. Bad Elephant seized 'im with 'is trunk and flung 'im pretty 'ard into the bush and walked on.
And from that day for'ard you 'll never see fruit or blossom more.
And then Dick give me a thrashin', he did, but I never 'ollered or made a row, tho' he hit pretty 'ard.
also -art, from Old French -ard, -art, from German -hard, -hart "hardy," forming the second element in many personal names, often used as an intensifier, but in Middle High German and Dutch used as a pejorative element in common nouns, and thus passing into Middle English in bastard, coward, blaffard ("one who stammers"), etc. It thus became a living element in English, e.g. buzzard, drunkard.
descent, a grandson of Benjamin (Num. 26:38-40). In 1 Chr. 8:3 he is called Addar. His descendants are mentioned in Num. 26:40.