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But the harder he blew the more closely did the traveller wrap his cloak round him, till at last the Wind had to give up in despair.
Home they went; and Rose fell asleep saying to herself, "It was harder than I thought, but I'm glad I did it, and I truly don't want any reward but Phebe's pleasure.
He knocked again, harder than before, for behind him he heard the steps and the labored breathing of his persecutors.
But after three hours the Marionette's eyes were still open, his mouth still shut and his legs kicked harder than ever.
I suppose, though, it--it'll be a little harder now, as long as I haven't anybody to play it with.
Levin followed him, trying not to get left behind, and he found it harder and harder: the moment came when he felt he had no strength left, but at that very moment Tit stopped and whetted the scythes.
It rained all night and all day, with some gusts of wind; during which time the ship broke in pieces, the wind blowing a little harder than before, and was no more to be seen, except the wreck of her, and that only at low water.
The harder ball is harder to spin - in effect it alleviates the spin and helps get the ball to fly straighter.
So, while we welcome the Prime Minister's subsequent statement that he does not intend to weaken green belt policy we fear that the sheer weight of new housing his Minsters propose will make it harder and harder for him to keep that pledge and harder and harder for the West Midland planners to stop the exodus from our cities increasing.
Common factors that made it harder to self-monitor were memory and confidence.
During a teleconference at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Montoya talked about making the transition from Formula One to NASCAR, seeing more drivers make the switch from open-wheel to stock car racing, what made him interested in NASCAR and which race would be harder to win, the Daytona 500 or the Indianapolis 500.
Some experts say these rewards parallel the working world, where financial incentives are often given to employees who work harder or better.