Usage examples for nails

  1. As hard as nails and as treacherous as a dog, he was feared alike by man and woman. – Jane Cable by George Barr McCutcheon
  2. It seemed as though it were as cruel as to drive nails into the fair flesh of the young girls. – Two Boys and a Fortune by Matthew White, Jr.
  3. Asad clenched his hands until the nails bit into his flesh. – The Sea-Hawk by Raphael Sabatini