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hard facts

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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • Let those who have been divested of their illusions by hard facts govern the state, I say.

    Diplomatic Days Edith O'Shaughnessy
  • Perhaps this new acceptance of hard facts was a matter of growing up.

    Ride Proud, Rebel! Andre Alice Norton
  • This is not idle boasting or fire-eating threats, but the cold, hard facts stated in all calmness.

    The Southern South Albert Bushnell Hart
  • They consist of fancies that have illumined the hard facts of life.

  • The defence had absolutely nothing to present against an array of hard facts, but some ill-supported theories.

    A Master Hand Richard Dallas
  • Now, indeed, she was face to face with the hard facts of her situation.

  • The sophistical arguments of the friends of war are being answered by the logic of hard facts.

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