In which state of mind she kisses the stony lips, and quite believes that the impassive hand she chafes
will revive a tender hand, if it revive ever.
But he was down on the rank wet grass, filing at his iron like a madman, and not minding me or minding his own leg, which had an old chafe
upon it and was bloody, but which he handled as roughly as if it had no more feeling in it than the file.
Several months passed by, and Robin began to chafe
under the restraint of city life.
He would like to," replied A-Kor, "for the people chafe
beneath his iron hand and their loyalty is but the loyalty of a people to the long line of illustrious jeddaks from which he has sprung.
She was repelled by those lacerated hands, grimed by toil so that the very dirt of life was ingrained in the flesh itself, by that red chafe
of the collar and those bulging muscles.