I portray Mecca as it really was, which means in all its hardness and brutality.
When she felt his hardness,” however, “the feelings evaporated.
His district, just south of Washington DC was among the hardness hit by the trembler.
Its hardness and coldness reassured her of she knew not what.
Its hardness, solidity, and actuality could not be gainsaid.
The wound was healed, but the hardness of the scar remained.
It may be that the hardness that was once there shows now upon my face—that is all.
It is from six to eight inches long, and ends in a sharp-pointed hook of extreme strength and hardness.
He shrank under the hedges, 'in guilt and sorrow, bemoaning the hardness of his fate.'
The disregard of these common decencies lays him open to the charges of cruelty, cynicism, hardness.