hard-heartedly love


from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a hard-hearted manner.


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  • "Couldn't be better, " said Fatty, hard-heartedly.

    The Mystery of the Strange Bundle

  • I never understood till I heard her talking when she was so sick, and I believe if you'd heard her then you wouldn't speak so hard-heartedly about her; I believe you might have forgiven her like I have.

    The Turmoil

  • Gibbon to be her friend if no longer her lover, while vowing herself to be confiding and tender, he acted hard-heartedly and declined to return to his old allegiance, coldly replying: 'I feel the dangers that continued correspondence may have for both of us.'

    When Winter Comes to Main Street

  • "You have said that before," said Dolly, rather hard-heartedly; but in spite of it she did not refuse to let him be as affectionate as he chose when he knelt down by her chair, as he did the next minute.

    Vagabondia 1884

  • No real damage had been done, and the man would indeed have been hard-heartedly conscientious who would grudge the action which showed him so comical a sight.

    From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life

  • To his entreaties, the strangers listened hard-heartedly; at last he said to them:

    The Prince of India — Volume 01

  • This dreadful conference had been carried on principally in whispers; but owing to several bursts of emotion on my part, enough had transpired among those present to give them to understand that I had been claimed as a brother, and that I had very hard-heartedly rejected the claim.

    Rattlin the Reefer

  • Second, it's hard to reconcile Wills spending so much time with the Middletons if he is hard-heartedly hoping Kate finds someone else - summer vacation in the Caribbean, overnighters at the Middleton home, invites for the parents to semi-official royal functions.

    Royal Anecdotes

  • "Master," he cried, pulling hard-heartedly at my left big toe to wake me, "come on, come on; you wantchee makee get up.

    Across China on Foot


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