“The decidedly noncompassionate phrase iron fist has not even the smooth qualifier that Thomas Carlyle reported in 1850 was used by the Iron Duke’s defeated rival: “Soft of speech and manner, yet with an inflexible rigour of command … ‘iron hand in a velvet glove,’ as Napoleon defined it.””
“Mok's iron fist snapped out and twisted the youth's arm and he squealed.”
“Perhaps it was the combination of its location deep within England, its moat and hilltop site, its high walls and inner and outer baileys, but this place seemed like the iron fist of a fully armoured knight.”
“Beside him, his iron fist fell to the mud, once again just a motionless as C v”
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