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.
But it is here that the necklet chafes
, for there is but my word to prove it.
Several months passed by, and Robin began to chafe
under the restraint of city life.
My parents are putting great pressure upon me, and my son chafes
at the ravages the suitors are making upon his estate, for he is now old enough to understand all about it and is perfectly able to look after his own affairs, for heaven has blessed him with an excellent disposition.
A man chafes
at having to stay away from his wife even for a single month, when he is on shipboard, at the mercy of wind and sea, but it is now nine long years that we have been kept here; I cannot, therefore, blame the Achaeans if they turn restive; still we shall be shamed if we go home empty after so long a stay--therefore, my friends, be patient yet a little longer that we may learn whether the prophesyings of Calchas were false or true.
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.
She began to chafe
under the guidance of Japan, but she did not chafe
That is only the place where the collar is put on at night to keep me chained up; it chafes
a bit, but one soon gets used to it.
But, the faint image of Eden which is stamped upon them in childhood, chafes
and rubs in our rough struggles with the world, and soon wears away: too often to leave nothing but a mournful blank remaining.
But when he thinks that he is the sufferer of the wrong, then he boils and chafes
, and is on the side of what he believes to be justice; and because he suffers hunger or cold or other pain he is only the more determined to persevere and conquer.
This had come to be the recognised and established state of things; but as John was very anxious to flourish his supremacy before the eyes of Mr Chester, he did that day exceed himself, and did so goad and chafe
his son and heir, that but for Joe's having made a solemn vow to keep his hands in his pockets when they were not otherwise engaged, it is impossible to say what he might have done with them.