It's not a stretch, then, to see Tammuz himself as the hard-bitten
man from a distant land.
Stallone plays Barney 'The Schizo' Ross, the hard-bitten
leader of an all-star team of mercenaries.
This impressively sustained French crime drama is classy hard-bitten
So what is Sarah playing, a hard-bitten
trader, a greedy hedge fund manager?
Castellanos presents McQuinn in A Dragon in the Caribbean, the second action-adventure novel starring the hard-bitten
NOC Central Intelligence Agency officer Felipe McQuinn and his trusted allies.
American audiences in 1942 hoped the hard-bitten
and cynical Rick would find it in his tough-guy heart to forgive and rescue the lovely Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman) and to help her husband-hero Victor Lazlo (Paul Henreid) escape the snares of his Nazi captors.
Elsewhere, a former Immigration Department employee writes about the way the department has been slowly shaped into a 'hard-bitten
agent of race'.
Talented private investigator Zoe Boehm has been a hard-bitten
cynical loner since she killed the person who brutally murdered her husband, Joe.
'Corbiere is hard-bitten
, perhaps the most poignant poet since Franiois Villon, in very much Villon's manner.'
and the hard-bitten
observations of politicians, civil servants and military men'.
By contrast, de Bellaigue (despite his evident rapture over his Iranian wife) is the sort of hard-bitten
, sharp-eyed reporter most Americans feel comfortable with.
hero is made of tough stuff and he needs every ounce of determination to fathom out the riddle of an innocent young girl's death in 1988, when the city was a hotbed of racial tension.
The 14-year-old, 6ft sensation from Hawaii hits the ball 300 yards and has already played so well on the American Men's tour that even hard-bitten
US male professionals have asked for her autograph.
Curtis has always distinguished herself in the hard-bitten
music world by forsaking irony and cynicism.
Even the most hard-bitten
among us harbors a secret desire For a brand's recovery because its demise is like losing a member of the extended Family.