This is all horrible to those of us who once fell in love with McCain's flinty heroism and independence.
The activism, even amongst the community, was difficult and flinty.
There was speculation she would clash with flinty GOP holdover Defense Secretary Bob Gates.
For Anderson, this is a role that she was born to play: uncompromising and flinty, radiating a ferocity and tough conviction.
For all his flinty wit and occasional impulse to antagonize, Ed Koch was, in the end, almost impossible to dislike.
Rafael tried to take a bite, but his white young teeth slipped helplessly off the flinty surface.
Others go in, but I beat against its flinty portals with hands that bleed.
They were obliged to travel very fast yesterday, and over a flinty road, and their hoofs are worn and bleeding.
“Under the heart of the flinty hill lies the coal,” he said simply.
With a three-ton Burden on his aching Shoulders, he staggered up the flinty Incline.