1 She was callous, cold and callous to all that he did for her.
2 He gave up his life for her, and she was callous to him.
3 Come, come," said Holmes, kindly, "it is human to err, and at least no one can accuse you of being a callous criminal.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE THREE STUDENTS
4 I believe I was considered brutally callous.
5 But she seems to me to be simply callous and cold.
6 She did not know why this should be, for he was such an unpredictable, callous person.
7 But it is a good thing for proprietors who perish morally, bring remorse upon themselves, stifle this remorse and grow callous, as a result of being able to inflict punishments justly and unjustly.
8 "Look at mine," answered Scarlett with a frightening smile as she pushed blistered and calloused palms toward her.
9 There it lay in this stranger's calloused dirty palm and soon it would find its way North and onto the finger of some Yankee woman who would be proud to wear stolen things.
10 When she saw, on the back and shoulders of the child, great welts and calloused spots, ineffaceable marks of the system under which she had grown up thus far, her heart became pitiful within her.
11 Arrogance and callousness for the conquerors, bitter endurance and hatred for the conquered.
12 He remembered with what callousness he had watched her.
13 Nay, yo mun ax 'er,' he replied callously, in broad vernacular.
14 A love affair is not made to crouch down and brutalize itself like an English serving-maid who has callouses on her knees from scrubbing.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VII—THE WISDOM OF THOLOMYES