The dullest head among them knew, that night, that the hard ways
of poverty would be all the harder to walk on, now he was gone.
We had a moment of exquisite forgetfulness of the hard ways
of life--a moment of delicious absorption in each other.
In these thirty words, Robinson alerts us to several essential qualities of his writing: his embededness in a specific place, Roundstone Bog; his admission that these are explorations, not conclusions; and crucially, his willingness to take the hard way
, or several hard ways
, to get to his point.
We had to learn that the hard way
, and hopefully, we can help them learn that the hard way
Phillips, former executive editor, then publisher of The Wall Street Journal, also wrote The Hard Way
I have learned the hard way
, denying I was so scared.
His idea of living among the villagers and getting a real feel of their hard ways
, and understanding their needs, is worth emulating.
Not that there's an easy way to get there - there are only hard ways
- but powerlifter Yule has had to take the hardest journey of the lot, overcoming obstacles none of his rivals have had to deal with.
It could be learning by hard ways
after our leaders have knocked their heads on hard walls of tough choices between war and peace, and after they have gotten humiliated and chickened by threats of sanctions.
Atrocities were committed in the past which were eliminated with hard fights but terrorism is a new form of evil under the umbrella of patriotism and it is difficult to deal with unless it is done internationally or with exceptionally hard ways
but, for that, existing human rights would have to be modernised as they protect more perpetrators than dead victims.
There are easy and hard ways
to grow a client base.
When everything is said and done the political parties have much to learn from their young stars rising as well as learning to rise: Rahul Gandhi who has taken his defeat gracefully and not grudgingly stands today as a political icon who is open to learn the grammar of Indian politics through hard ways
He did warn us he had hard ways
and in many senses that's not a bad way to look at life, especially in cricket.
Reacting against the hard ways
of the Brute, Arthur doted on Alec--"the son of my soul," he called him--and when Alec was kicked out of boarding school for homosexual activity, Arthur was crestfallen but stood by his boy.
While two beds had decent hard ways
, the third bed had badly worn ways, which MTR matched and replaced.