Against such a background, the political satirist must be hard-nosed, hard-hearted and—it must be said—self-interested.
Oh, it was nothing at all, she said; being by nature the least hard-hearted of the three.
Sure nobody had ever so insolent, so hard-hearted a brother, as I have!
It must have been a hard-hearted man indeed who had no pennies to spare for the blind boy led by the big white dog.
But it brought no solace to the mind of the weak, hard-hearted, and guilty son.
He was a hard-hearted man and when his daughter would not marry as he wished he turned her out of the house on a winter's night.
She was a stern, austere, hard-hearted woman, whom nobody loved.
As we had been hard-hearted enough to laugh at it, we never learned the history which made it dear.
Then you must collect your debt, as other hard-hearted creditors do—by force.
If to be hard-hearted were a virtue, the best man there was Dillaway.