Few know the difficulty of bridling the imagination, and reining back a hard-mouthed pen.
She was hard-mouthed and indignant, which, after all, was but natural.
I saw the Speaker's face stiffen like the face of a helmsman as he humours a hard-mouthed yacht after a sudden following sea.
But he was hard-mouthed, and stiff-necked and hell-bent on having his own way about things.
Nine days later Maurice Dupin mounted a hard-mouthed horse named Leopardo, and rode off to dine with some friends in the country.
You would soon spoil him, and make him hard-mouthed, if you jerked the bit about in that fashion.
Now notice Mrs. Y., who is attempting to turn her hard-mouthed racker.
All the strain that Alaric could bring to bear on the reins did not serve to check the headlong speed of the hard-mouthed ponies.
He was hard-mouthed and gray-eyed; he seemed the kind of a man to do his job.
People in the West never ride the hard-mouthed little Western ponies, without thick leather gauntlets.