In the very aspect of those primitive and rugged trees there was, methinks, a tanning principle which hardened and consolidated the fibers
of men's thoughts.
As my arm rested for an instant upon her I felt a thrill pass through every fiber
of my being such as contact with no other mortal had even produced; and it seemed to me that she had leaned slightly toward me, but of that I was not sure.
His moral fiber
had been strengthened by the mental suffering he had endured.
Keen, poignant agonies seemed to shoot from his neck downward through every fiber
of his body and limbs.
Did I not always see some hard fiber
in her nature?
The figure was that of a man without a skin; with every vein, artery, muscle, every fiber
and tendon and tissue of the human frame represented in minute detail.
Meanwhile, she thought, drawing her feet up on to the fender, life was full of complexity; life was a thing one must love to the last fiber
Stretch every fiber
of my being as I would, I could not quite make it.
She rested safely now upon an even keel; nor did she leak, for she was well calked with fiber
and tarry pitch.
Again and again he experienced in retrospection the exquisite thrill that had run through every fiber
of his being at the sight of her averted eyes and flushed face.
The strips appeared to have been bound together and to the underlying framework of the door with gut or fiber and also glued, after which a thick coating of paint had been applied.
At a word from the Wieroo of the yellow slashing who evidently was a person of authority, one left and presently returned with fiber ropes with which Bradley was tightly bound.
Trifles which women of a coarser moral fiber
would have passed over without notice, were causes of downright agony to that exquisitely sensitive temperament.
Nor could it guess the toughness of the fiber
of the flesh, the instantaneousness of the cell explosions of the muscles, the fineness of the nerves that wired every part of him into a spendid fighting mechanism.
Without disturbing the fiber
cord, which was adjusted to drop the door at the proper time, he loosened the living bait, tucked it under an arm and stepped out of the cage.