Against such a background, the political satirist must be hard-nosed, hard-hearted and—it must be said—self-interested.
Oh, it was nothing at all, she said; being by nature the least hard-hearted of the three.
Any man can see that he is an unfaithful, hard-hearted, and oppressive steward.
It must have been a hard-hearted man indeed who had no pennies to spare for the blind boy led by the big white dog.
Boyle was neither a hard-hearted nor an unduly sensitive man.
He was a hard-hearted man and when his daughter would not marry as he wished he turned her out of the house on a winter's night.
Since we are both agreed on this step, you are not hard-hearted enough to step between us.
As we had been hard-hearted enough to laugh at it, we never learned the history which made it dear.
We look at him from this side; but if we could from the other, he might not seem so hard-hearted.
If to be hard-hearted were a virtue, the best man there was Dillaway.