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 Meanings and Examples of HARDY
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hardy
 a.  in robust and good health; able to survive under unfavorable conditions
Classic Sentence: (20 in 2 pages)
1  Rather, it was Gerald's compact smallness that made him what he was, for he had learned early that little people must be hardy to survive among large ones.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
2  Here in north Georgia was a rugged section held by a hardy people.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
3  Yet, for all his hardy sobriety and fortitude, there were certain qualities in him which at times affected, and in some cases seemed well nigh to overbalance all the rest.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 26. Knights and Squires.
4  No small number of these whaling seamen belong to the Azores, where the outward bound Nantucket whalers frequently touch to augment their crews from the hardy peasants of those rocky shores.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 27. Knights and Squires.
5  But Radney, the mate, was ugly as a mule; yet as hardy, as stubborn, as malicious.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
6  The effect is very fine, when considered with reference to its presenting the hardy fishermen under one of their few aspects of oriental repose.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 56. Of the Less Erroneous Pictures of Whales, and...
7  As a general thing, these ship-keepers are as hardy fellows as the men comprising the boats' crews.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 93. The Castaway.
8  Those hardy flowers had run away from the laundryman's garden, and the grass in the middle of the lot was pink with them.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VIII
9  Against such a decree there was no Delaware sufficiently hardy to murmur, much less oppose himself.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 29
10  It abounded in fruits of almost every description, from the hardy apple of the north to the delicate orange of the south.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
11  The four others were dark-eyed, hardy little vagrants; this child was thin and very fair.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 1
12  The peasants were shut up in their hovels, and only a few of the most hardy ventured forth to seize the animals whom starvation had forced from their hiding-places to seek for prey.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 24
13  Compeyson spoke hardy, but he was always a coward.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XLII
14  She is also very hardy herself, which of course will influence her in her opinion of the wants of others.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
15  The woman was young, but of a robust and hardy make, as she need have been to bear the weight of the heavy bundle which was strapped to her back.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
Example Sentence:
1  Strawberries are hardy and easy to grow.
2  These plants are hardy perennial and will bloom for many years.
3  The picture he threw on the screen of himself must have been something else again - seasoned sailor, hardy adventurer, and who knows what else?
4  This variety of rose is especially hardy and drought-resistant.
5  The silver-leaved varieties of cyclamen are not quite as hardy.
6  These hardy mountain folk seem to thrive on the cold.