1 She had to live it and it was too brutal, too hostile, for her even to try to gloss over its harshness with a smile.
2 And she had only a sick elderly husband and this dirty, piddling, little store between her and a hostile world.
3 Sue had been the cause of her father's death, whether she intended it or not, and she should have the decency to control herself in front of the hostile neighbors.
4 He looked so like a damned soul waiting judgment-- so like a child in a suddenly hostile world.
5 It also seems to me that such scratches in the whale are probably made by hostile contact with other whales; for I have most remarked them in the large, full-grown bulls of the species.
6 Jurgis would have spoken again, but the policeman had seized him by the collar and was twisting it, and a second policeman was making for him with evidently hostile intentions.
7 A moment later he looked around and saw Jurgis, and their eyes met; it was a hostile glance, the boy evidently thinking that the other had suspicions of the snowball.
8 There was the same cold, hostile stare that he had had from the boss of the fertilizer mill.
9 Then Jurgis slowly and warily approached him; he took out the bill, and fumbled it for a moment, while the man stared at him with hostile eyes across the counter.
10 A wide and apparently an impervious boundary of forests severed the possessions of the hostile provinces of France and England.
11 Forts were erected at the different points that commanded the facilities of the route, and were taken and retaken, razed and rebuilt, as victory alighted on the hostile banners.
12 The flash of rifles was then quick and close between them, but either party was too well skilled to leave even a limb exposed to the hostile aim.
13 As he approached the buildings, his steps become more deliberate, and his vigilant eye suffered no sign, whether friendly or hostile, to escape him.
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14 He was, in truth, their ruler; and, so long as he could maintain his popularity, no monarch could be more despotic, especially while the tribe continued in a hostile country.
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15 They lifted their eyes every chance to the smoke-wreathed hillock from whence the hostile battery addressed them.