1 Mr. Gradgrind, it will be observed, being much softened, Mr. Bounderby took particular pains to harden himself at all points.
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2 She could no longer harden and grip for her own satisfaction upon him.
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3 His niece was deep in thought likewise, trying to harden and prepare herself against farther questioning.
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4 As soon as the boy begins to harden, she'll care no more for him, than for a block of wood.
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5 'You harden your heart against me, Rose,' urged her lover.
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6 She often told herself it was folly, before she could harden her nerves sufficiently to feel the continual discussion of the Crofts and their business no evil.
7 Selden's calmness seemed rather to harden into resistance, and Miss Bart's into a surface of glittering irony, as they faced each other from the opposite corners of one of Mrs. Hatch's elephantine sofas.
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8 He shoveled black sand into an iron receptacle and pounded it tight and set it aside to harden; then it would be taken out, and molten iron poured into it.
9 But somehow I couldn't seem to strike no places to harden me against him, but only the other kind.
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10 Jo stood aloof, meanwhile, trying to harden her heart against him, and succeeding only in primming up her face into an expression of entire disapprobation.
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11 Dr. Meade bit his lip and his jaw hardened as his face went cool again.
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12 The clay had hardened, some time in this indeterminate day which had lasted a thousand years.
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13 A flush went over Cade's white face and Cathleen's long lashes veiled her eyes as her mouth hardened.
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14 As the never-ending line went by, her heart hardened.
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15 Peace had failed her and Ashley had failed her, both in the same day, and it was as if the last crevice in the shell had been sealed, the final layer hardened.
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