in a sensitive instrument, or a crack in one of his own high-power lenses, would not be more disturbing than a strong emotion in a nature such as his.
When a man's been setting round like a hulk for twenty years or more, seeing things that want doing, it eats inter him, and he loses his grit
Solomon's Proverbs, I think, have omitted to say, that as the sore palate findeth grit
, so an uneasy consciousness heareth innuendoes.
After all, then, the old chap had some grit
Martin did not laugh; nor did he grit
his teeth in anger.
his teeth and curse savagely under his breath.
In her daily ministrations upon the prisoner she was forced to grit
her teeth and steel herself, body and spirit.
Phillips is a Grit
too because Prissy Andrews's father is one, and Ruby Gillis says that when a man is courting he always has to agree with the girl's mother in religion and her father in politics.
They were a royal pair of wanderlusters, he, big and broad-shouldered, she a small, brunette, and happy woman, whose one hundred and fifteen pounds were all grit
and endurance, and withal, pleasing to look upon.
They're born Grit
or Tory, as the case may be, and they live Grit
or Tory, and they die Grit
or Tory; and what they're going to do in heaven, where there's probably no politics, is more than I can fathom.
Many readers are able, no doubt, merely to disregard them, but there are others, like Lowell, to whom the moral, 'when they come suddenly upon it, gives a shock of unpleasant surprise, as when in eating strawberries one's teeth encounter grit
This outer life, though obviously horrid, often seems the real one--there's grit